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PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Here are your Aston Villa headlines on Thursday, August 4, 2022. Selection dilemmas facing Gerrard ahead of Bournemouth Just the 76 days would have passed from Villa’s final-day collapse against Man City to Saturday’s Premier League curtain-raiser down at Bournemouth. Since then, Steven Gerrard has made his Villa group all the more stronger with the additions of Diego Carlos, Boubacar Kamara and Ludwig Augustinsson. Robin Olsen and Philippe Coutinho also made their loans into permanent deals with Gerrard spending £50million to date on improving his squad. Of those mentioned, two are nailed on to start at the Vitality Stadium and those are Diego Carlos and Kamara. Brazilian Carlos has been a top pick from Villa’s pre-season while Kamara’s importance to the group this season cannot be downplayed. Looking ahead to Gerrard’s line up on Saturday and it’ll be one of the two formations he’s continued to play: 4-3-1-2 or 4-3-3. Read Ashley Preece’s predicted lineup here READ MORE: Aston Villa nail £20m player sale as Christian Purslow strengthens Steven Gerrard transfer kitty READ MORE: John McGinn told to follow Steven Gerrard example after Aston Villa decision Luiz linked with 'complicated' transfer Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz is reportedly viewed as an "alternative" transfer target to Renato Sanches for AC Milan. The Brazil international has been the subject of transfer speculation this summer, having entered the final 12 months of his Villa contract. Reigning Serie A champions Milan are one of several clubs to have been credited with an interest in the 24-year-old, who missed just one league game under Steven Gerrard last season.
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. However, it has been claimed in Italian media that Luiz may still be targeted by Milan as the Italian giants have seemingly lost out to PSG in their pursuit of Lille midfielder Renato Sanches. Read the full story Keinan Davis latest Aston Villa striker Keinan Davis has been pictured back at Bodymoor Heath as rumours regarding a possible permanent exit to join Nottingham Forest continue to swirl. Davis, 24, spent the second half of last season on loan at the City Ground where he netted five goals for Steve Cooper's side on their way to promotion back to the Premier League. Since then, the Reds have secured the £17.5 million signing of Taiwo Awoniyi, however they are believed to be keen to continue their investment upfront - with Davis touted as a possible target. Read the full story Villa set to lose chunk of £20m Chukwuemeka fee Aston Villa will reportedly be due to pay Northampton Town in the region of £750,000 upon the completion of Carney Chukwuemeka’s £20million transfer to Chelsea. The 18-year-old was signed from the Cobblers’ youth system in 2016 and, since then, has amassed just 14 Premier League appearances for Villa. Back in the 2020/21 season, Chukwuemeka scored seven times to help Villa clinch the much-coveted FA Youth Cup. Read the full story READ NEXT: Aston Villa and Steven Gerrard receive glowing Stade Rennais review following 'important' performance Aston Villa fans agree as Steven Gerrard makes 'massive' transfer decision on striker Tyrone Mings' stark Aston Villa reality, Coutinho vs Buendia and truth behind Jack Grealish links Steven Gerrard following Liverpool and Man City blueprint as 'exciting' Aston Villa project detailed Steven Gerrard reveal hints at clear Aston Villa transfer priority for Johan Lange
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