Aston Villa 'closing in' on surprise £1m West Brom raid

The latest transfer news on Deadline Day as Aston Villa seal a surprise West Brom raid.

Aston Villa are closing in on the signing of West Bromwich Albion youngster Keilan Quinn, according to a reputable report.

The Villans have raided the Albion academy yet again as Quinn, a midfielder, is expected to join up with the under-16 team at Bodymoor Heath. The highly-rated teenager will become a scholar next season if all goes to plan.

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It's reported by The Athletic that Villa will pay a fee of around £1 million to acquire Quinn, who has scored one goal and notched one assist in 10 appearances for West Brom's under-18s this term.

Meanwhile, three other Villa deals complete

In other transfer news, Emery's side are set to announce three additional transfers on Deadline Day. Morgan Rogers is the most significant of these as has completed his medical and signed his contract as he moves from Middlesbrough for £8 million plus £7 million in add-ons.

Arsenal full-back Lino Sousa is another to be announced on February 1 as the England under-19 international has passed his medical tests at Bodymoor Heath. Another ex-West Brom man, Sousa was wanted by Juventus and Rangers but he has chosen Villa.

Adelaide United star Joe Gauci is the final addition expected to be finalised as the goalkeeper has also completed a medical. The 23-year-old is currently on international duty with Australia at the Asia Cup but he will join up with his new Villa teammates upon his return.

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