Aston Villa have transfer deal ‘in place’ for international ace with midfielder ‘in talks’ over exit

Aston Villa have ‘deal’ in place for new transfer involving a fellow Premier League midfielder with midfielder in talks over exit to the Football League.

Aston Villa have endured a tough start to the new Premier League as the transfer window edges closer to the end.

The Midlands outfit find themselves 19th in the table after just one win from five matches.

They were beaten 2-1 away at table toppers Arsenal in their last match.

Here is a look at the latest news coming out of the club...

Defender latest

Aston Villa are reportedly edging closer to the signing of Jan Bednarek from Southampton.

Steven Gerrard’s side are poised to bolster their defensive department by luring the Saints man to Villa Park before the end of the window.

The Athletic report the club have a deal in place now for the centre-back and he is set for a medical, despite interest from fellow top flight club West Ham United.

Luiz latest

Douglas Luiz has been linked with a late departure from Villa.

The former Manchester City man has been a key player over recent times and is wanted by Arsenal.

The Evening Standard report that the Gunners will make a ‘second offer’ for his services as they look to lure him to the Emirates Stadium to add more competition and depth to their midfield department.

Midfielder to leave?

 Tim Iroegbunam is said to be in negotiations with a Championship club.

The 19-year-old is wanted by the R’s on loan before the window slams shut as they hunt for more additions under ex-Villa number two Michael Beale.

Football Insider claim the player is in ‘advanced talks’ over a temporary switch to London.