Transfer rumors are heating up as the summer transfer window is just around the corner. Recent reports have linked Aston Villa with the likes of big name players such as Marco Asensio and Ferran Torres.
But, aside from the main rumors, who should the Lions target heading into the summer? With talks of Emiliano Martínez and Phillipe Coutinho departures, there could be holes to fill this off-season.
A strengthened attacking front will be needed to compete with top-six clubs, but the defense should not be forgotten as Unai Emery works to build a truly competitive squad.
With that being said, let’s take a look at the first player Villa should target this summer.