Unai Emery’s Aston Villa are reportedly determined to sign Moussa Diaby. This is a player Eddie Howe’s Newcastle United are also keen on. According to 90min, Aston Villa have made a second bid for Bayer Leverkusen winger Moussa Diaby. Aston Villa’s opening bid for Diaby was £30 million. German club Bayer rejected it.
Aston Villa have now made a new offer of £43 million for the winger. 90min has reported that Bayer want £51 million in transfer fees for Diaby.
The France international winger has reportedly told his Bundesliga club that he wants to leave and is keen on a move to the Premier League.
Moussa Diaby keen on a move to the Premier League as well
In truth, if Newcastle United are determined to sign Moussa Diaby. Then they should make a bid of their own. And then try to beat Aston Villa to the signing of the winger.
The 24-year-old – who is “exciting” and “quick and tricky”. This is according to European football expert Kevin Hatchard. He reportedly wants to move to the Premier League.
Newcastle are a big and established club in the Premier League. Moreover, they will play in the UEFA Champions League next season.
A move to Newcastle could be very appealing to Diaby. The youngster made 33 appearances in the Bundesliga for Bayer Leverkusen last season. Diaby scored 9 and gave 8 assists in those games. Moreover, the France international winger made seven starts. And one substitute appearance in the UEFA Europa League last season. However, he 24-year-old scored 3 goals and provided 1assist in those matches.