Aston Villa ‘waiting’ for response from striker transfer target as Calvin Bassey speaks out

All the latest Aston Villa transfer news and rumours as Steven Gerrard and the club’s recruitment staff work on new deals.

Aston Villa are already flying on the transfer front, with Steven Gerrard the the club’s recruitment staff wasting no time.

Villa have already snapped up Philippe Coutinho, Boubacar Kamara and Diego Carlos, and they don’t intend to stop there.

The Midlands club endured a difficult season just gone, settling for a 14th place finish having hoped to kick on from an encouraging previous campaign.

Gerrard will want much better in his first full season in charge, and new signings should help with that.

Meanwhile, outgoings will also be key, and we have already see Matt Targett offloaded, the defender joining Newcastle United following a successful loan spell.

As the transfer news continues to pour in, we have rounded up all the latest surrounding Villa Park.

Suarez latest

Atletico Madrid star Luis Suarez is understood to be mulling over his options ahead of his contract expiring at the end of this month.

The Uruguayan is said to have options ahead of next week, and The Athletic claim he remains in ‘contact’ with Gerrard and Villa.

But aware this could be the last move of his career, Suarez is taking his time to decide where he wants to play.

The former Liverpool frontman has said he wants to remain in Europe, feeling he can still compete in one of the top leagues.

Meanwhile, ExWHUemployee has claimed clubs are currently ‘waiting’ for the striker’s decision.

Bassey speaks

Rangers star Calvin Bassey has attracted interest from Villa this summer, and there have been reports claiming a deal could be close.

In the meantime, Bassey has taken to social media, suggesting a stay at Rangers could be on the cards, in spite of reports.

“Thank God for what a season it has been for me personally and for the team. It’s had it’s highs and lows, we keep fighting,” he wrote.

“Thank you for your support and see you soon.”