Aston Villa closing on deal to sign Ross Barkley from Luton

20 May 2024 14:26
Barkley spent time on loan at Villa from ChelseaMidfielder expected to be available for modest feeAston Villa are closing on a deal to re-sign Ross Barkley on a permanent basis, four years after the midfielder joined on loan from Chelsea. Villa want to strengthen their squad for their first season in the Champions League or European Cup since 1982-83.The 30-year-old, capped by England 33 times, excelled for Luton after joining on a free last summer, following a spell in Ligue 1 with Nice. Luton, who have been relegated, never disclosed the length of Barkley’s contract but it is thought to run into next season. Last month Barkley said: “I want to play in the Premier League. I want to play in Europe again … I feel like for the next three years maybe I’ll still be in my prime years.” Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian