Aston Villa linked Premier League ace ‘considering’ future options as midfield target moves elsewhere

The latest Aston Villa news and rumours on Friday.

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Aston Villa have a big few weeks ahead before the start of the new Premier League season.

The Midlands club are in pre-season friendly action this evening against League Two side Walsall and Steven Gerrard will get a chance to take a look at his players.

They have delved into the transfer window so far this summer to bring in Boubacar Kamara and Diego Carlos.

Here is a look at all the latest news and rumours coming out of the club today...

Gallagher on radar

Aston Villa want to bring Chelsea attacking midfielder Conor Gallagher to Villa Park for next term.

The England international was a real hit on loan at Crystal Palace in the top flight in the last campaign.

Thomas Tuchel has a big decision on what to do with him and needs to consider what would be best for his career at this stage.

The Mirror report that Gallagher is also ‘weighing’ up his options right now with Gerrard keen on him.

Target going elsewhere

Villa-linked Reuben McAllister is set to join Hibernian from Bristol City, as per journalist Fabrizio Romano.

The youngster is moving up to Edinburgh for around £130,000 for a fresh challenge.

Lee Johnson’s side have also beaten Newcastle United, Celtic and Rangers to get him too, as covered by BristolWorld.

New kit out

Aston Villa have finally brought out their new kit ahead of next season.

They will be sporting the brand Castore again and they have produced a fresh design for the club’s men, women and acamdey teams.

The kit has been announced on the club website and will be on sale online and in-store from from 8am tomorrow (Saturday, July 9).