Aston Villa ‘express interest’ in 21-goal striker as Wolves ‘target’ ambitious move for Real Madrid ace

The latest transfer headlines from Aston Villa and Wolves
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Aston Villa have been linked with another striker this week and are said to be interested in Feyenoord’s Santiago Gimenez. 90min have reported that Unai Emery’s side are one of a number of Premier League clubs that are targeting the Mexican this summer.

The 21-year-old moved from his home country to Feyenoord last summer and has shone in the Eredivisie, scoring 21 goals in all competitions and bagging eight in his last 10 appearances. Gimenez has become a vital part of the Dutch side’s starting line-up as they sit top of the league and his recent form has attracted plenty of interest.

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With the likes of Aston Villa, Leicester, Brentford, Brighton and Crystal Palace all preparing to battle it out for Gimenez’s signature this summer, it looks increasingly likely that he could move away from Feyenoord. Villa will also face competition from clubs across Europe including Lille, Frankfurt and Napoli.

Wolves ‘eye’ Real Madrid star

Wolves are set to use Julen Lopetegui’s pull to try and lure Dani Cabellos to the Premier League, according to 90min. The midfielder’s contract with Real Madrid is set to expire this summer and the Midlands outfit are eager to complete an ambitious move for his signature.

Ceballos has spent the past six years at Real Madrid, including a loan spell with Arsenal, but has failed to cement a regular spot in the starting line-up since joining. After making only 10 starts in La Liga this season, the Spaniard could reunite with Lopetegui for a second stint in the Premier League. Ceballos featured in 14 matches during Lopetegui’s two-month spell with Los Blancos.

However, there is a host of clubs said to be interested in signing Ceballos this summer. Wolves’ pursuit of the 26-year-old will also rely heavily on their remaining games of the current season as their hopes of signing him will disappear if they are relegated.

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