Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard strongly wants to sign in Southampton centre-back Jan Bednarek. Founded in 1874, Aston Villa are one of the oldest and most successful clubs in England. They are also the founding member of the Football League in 1888 and of the Premier League in 1992. The English club form Aston, Birmingham, finished 14th last season, just 10 points above the relegation zone. Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard wants Aston Villa to reach the top half of the Premier Legaue table. Aston Villa only won once and lost twice in their opening first three matches of the this new campaign. The only victory came when in Aston villa’s 2-1 victory over the Frank Lampard’s side Everton at the Villa Park.
Another English club of Southampton, Hampshire, were at 15th position, only 5 points above the relgetion zone. Founded in 1885, the Saints are one of the founding members of the Premier League. In March 2010, Southampton won their first trophy since 1976 winning the Football League Trophy. But the English side has never won the Premier League title since there arrivial in English top flight competition. And now, Villa’s manager Steven Gerrard is affirm to sign in Southampton’s centre-back Jan Bednarek.
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The 26-year-old Polish centre-back for Premier League club Southampton is a strong option for Everton now. The Bednarek started his senior career from Lech Poznań in 2013, then moving to Górnik Łęczna for the 2015–16 season on loan. On July 2017, Bednarek arrived in the English League by joining Southampton on a five-year deal. Steven Gerrard side Aston Villa are looking to replace their injured player Diego Carlos. The Brazilian centre-back is suffering from as he has ruptured his Achilles last weekend victory over Everton.
Southampton’s manager Ralph Hasenhuttl once said about Bednarek; “He is very aggressive in the one-to-one duels at the back, and also with the ball he is calm and has a good view for the surrounding players. He is also loud, giving good tactical advice for the other players, and I think he is a very good package as a centre-back. I think he makes a very big step forward in his development and it is typical for the development of the team,”