Aston Villa FC transfers2022/23: latest confirmed summer signings and departures including Phillippe Coutinho

Here is the latest on the ins and outs at Villa Park this summer

It has been a relatively quiet summer in terms of incoming players at Aston Villa, with Steven Gerrard recruiting just six new faces so far.

Much of the squad that starts the season will have been integral to Villa’s relatively comfortable 2021/22 campaign, and this has been added to over the summer months.

Villa fans will be hoping for a more exciting season this time round to follow up last year’s 14th placed finish.

They will also be hoping for better cup runs after being knocked out at the third round stage of both the FA and League Cup.

The headline transfer move for Villa was the permanent signing of former Liverpool midfielder Phillipe Coutinho from Barcelona, with the big departure being full back Matt Target making his move to Newcastle United permanent.

Here at BirminghamWorld, we’ve compiled the latest information on the incoming and outgoing confirmed transfers at Aston Villa, and also taken a look at when Steven Gerrard will need to finish his business in the transfer market by.

When did the summer transfer window open?

The summer transfer window for Premier League and English Football League (EFL) clubs, as well as those in the Scottish leagues, opened on Friday, 10 June 2022.

When does the summer transfer window close?

Deadline Day is a tense and dramatic day as clubs scramble to make their team strong as it’s months before they can make transfers again.

Clubs in England will have to conclude their business and any transfer activity before the window closes.

The summer transfer window will close on Thursday, 1 September 2022 at 11pm.

Who has left Aston Villa so far this season?

Several players have departed Villa Park so far this summer, with some being academy players leaving on loan to gain first team football experience elsewhere in the hope they can return to Villa to prove themselves in the first team.

The most recent player to leave Aston Villa this summer was Carney Chukwuemeka who left to join Chelsea for an undisclosed fee.

Below is the full list of players who have left Villa Park this summer, along with the sides they have joined.

  • Carney Chukwuemeka - Chelsea - Undisclosed fee
  • Jaden Philogene-Bidace - Cardiff City - Loan
  • Wesley - Levante - Loan
  • Louie Barry - MK Dons - Loan
  • Finn Azaz - Plymouth Argyle - Loan
  • Viljami Sinisalo - Burton Albion - Loan
  • Trézéguet - Trabzonspor- Undisclosed
  • Lovre Kalinic - Hajduk Split - Undisclosed
  • Matt Target - Newcastle United - Undisclosed

Who has Aston Villa signed this summer?

Several new faces have come through the door so far this summer at Villa Park, and one which is slightly more familiar.

Phillippe Coutinho, who was on loan at Villa last season, joined on a permanent basis from Barcelona, for around 20 million euros.

Below is the full list of new players signed by Steven Gerrard so far this summer, a list which includes details of Coutinho’s permanent transfer from Spain.

  • Ludwig Augustinsson - Seville - Loan
  • Phillippe Coutinho - Barcelona - €20 million
  • Diego Carlos - Seville - Loan
  • Robin Olsen - Roma - Undisclosed
  • Boubacar Kamara - Marseille - Free Transfer