Aston Villa have confirmed an agreement for the signing of Sevilla defender Diego Carlos.
The fee is reported to be £26 million and the deal is pending a medical and the finalisation of personal terms.
Aston Villa have been getting their transfer business done early this summer. Carlos is the third signing they have announced after they made Philippe Coutinho’s stay at Villa Park permanent and signed former Marseille midfielder Boubacar Kamara on a free transfer.
This is some solid business by Aston Villa, who despite a mixed end to the season are adding to an already decent side.
Steven Gerrard is preparing for his first full season at the club and looks to be building a solid squad with the focus now said to be turning on improving their fringe players, that is according to reports
It’s can be ever so important to get your business done as early as Villa are, not least because you have a greater chance of acquiring your first choice targets.
Villa captures £26m Carlos