Aston Villa forward Wesley Moraes leaves Club Brugge to join Brazilian side Internacional

It’s been a rough two years for Wesley since suffering a near career-ending knee injury in January 2020

Aston Villa forward Wesley Moraes has cut his loan spell with Club Brugge short to join Internacional in his homeland of Brazil, according to Gregg Evans of The Athletic.

Villa were hopeful that a loan spell with Belgian giants Brugge would allow the Brazilian to regain some sort of form but after just one start and six appearances later - the 25-year-old finds himself on the move again.

Most expensive signing: Wesley Moraes from Club Brugge - £22 million

With two-and-a-half years still left on his contract at Villa Park, there is time yet for Wesley but it is fast running out.

The serious knee injury he suffered on New Year’s Day 2020 at the hands of Burnley’s Ben Mee has obviously played a huge factor in his struggles to find any sort of form and whilst some would argue he’s even lucky to be still playing the game he loves - it doesn’t take away from the incredible frustration he is currently enduring.

Nobody more than the Villa fans and Wesley himself want to see him succeed but this could be his last chance.

The 25-year-old is the fifth player to be recalled by the Villans during the first week of January.

Youngsters Louie Barry, Arjan Raikhy, Dominic Revan and Brad Young are all back at the club following the expiry of their loan spells. The four will join back up with the under 23s for the time being before being sent out elsewhere for the remainder of the campaign.

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