MANCHESTER CITY are reportedly set to activate their £25million buy-back clause on Aston Villa’s Douglas Luiz.
The Residents offered Luiz to Villa for £15m final 12 months however inserted the buy-back clause into the deal which took the defensive midfielder to the Midlands.
Aston Villa’s Douglas Luiz might return to Manchester MetropolisCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
The 22-year-old’s spectacular kind for this season’s shock package deal Villa is assumed to have impressed Metropolis.
He has began each Premier League recreation, offering one help in seven appearances.
Brazilian Luiz is obtainable for a set value and Metropolis could re-sign their outdated cost somewhat than threat paying an inflated charge for an additional goal.
And the previous Prem champs are lining up a transfer for £70m-rated Jack Grealish to assist them wrestle again their crown from Liverpool.
Grealish has bagged 5 objectives and 6 assists and earned worldwide recognition from England boss Gareth Southgate – whose secret Covid-19 battle we exclusively revealed.
Villa have gained 5 out of seven league video games to date this marketing campaign – together with a 7-2 demolition of City’s rivals Liverpool.
Final 12 months’s relegation escape artists sit sixth, simply three factors off leaders Leicester however crucially with a recreation in hand.
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Grealish penned a five-year deal at Villa in the summer and is more likely to be tough to prise away from his boyhood membership.
It’s unlikely the skipper will entertain a transfer in January as he goals to nail down a spot in Southgate’s Three Lions Euro 2020 squad.
Luiz began for Brazil of their 1-0 win over Venezuela in World Cup Qualifying on Saturday as Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino scored the winner.