Barça wants to recover a crack from Aston Villa


By: Manu Tournoux

This is the team that everyone in the Kingdom is talking about. Under the leadership of Unai Emery, Aston Villa have had a great start to the season with a 3rd place finish. The Villans are 4 lengths behind leader Liverpool in the standings.

But it is above all at the level of the game proposed that the English seduce England and Europe. The former Paris Saint-Germain manager makes his players practice an offensive game, focused on attack with a lot of intensity.

A style of play which highlights one of its defensive midfielders, Douglas Luiz. The 25-year-old Brazilian has been the team’s hub since the start of the season. His performances burn the retinas of observers and do not go unnoticed in the eyes of certain European clubs.

According to the information from Sport, the Aston Villa maestro would be in the shortlist of Barça and sporting director Deco. The Portuguese director would have traveled to England several times to see the player develop.

If a transfer during the summer transfer window seems almost impossible, the door could be open this summer. The midfielder is under contract until June 2026 with the Villans. And currently its market value reaches 60 million euros according to the site Transfermarkt.

Since the opening of the 2023/2024 financial year, the Brazilian has found the net 6 times and provided 5 assists. There is no doubt that he would be a strong reinforcement for FC Barcelona if he were to sign for the Catalan club. To be continued…

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