Aston Villa dealt Kalvin Phillips transfer blow as Steven Gerrard ramps up plans to sign Liverpool star

A look at all the latest Aston Villa transfer news and rumours as Steven Gerrard’s men look to recover from four straight defeats.

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Aston Villa remain on a rotten run of form following their heavy defeat to Tottenham over the weekend.

Steven Gerrard’s men put on a brave first-half display against an in-form Spurs side, but they collapsed to a 4-0 defeat after three second-half goals.

It’s now four defeats on the bounce for Villa, who have dropped into the bottom half as a result.

They can, however, be afforded the luxury of starting planning for next season nice and early, and with that in mind, we have taken a look at all the latest transfer rumours.

Phillips blow

Villa continue to be linked with a move for Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips, but they are not alone.

According to the Manchester Evening News, Manchester United are working on a deal to sign the midfielder this summer.

That could be a big blow for Villa, with Phillips expected to be one of the club’s prime targets ahead of next season.

Gomez links resurface

It has been a while since Villa were last linked with Liverpool defender Joe Gomez.

But according to The Mirror, the Lions are expected to ramp up their transfer plans, which include trying to land Gomez.

Gomez has seen reduced opportunities at Anfield this season, and Gerrard is said to be keen on the centre-back as he looks to revamp his squad ahead this summer.