Aston Villa go full steam ahead in pursuit of Baena.

Aston Villa are ready to make a move for Alex Baena this summer after the Villans secured a Champions League place.

Marca reported on Friday that Unai Emery’s Aston Villa are set to make a move for Villarreal midfielder Alex Baena, the 22 year old. After the Villans secured a Champions League place next season UFABET

Baena has been in fine form for Villarreal, registering a La Liga-high 13 assists and a total of 16 in all competitions this season. He has also scored five goals. 

At just 22 years of age and with his excellent form, particularly with his final pass. Baena has caught the eye of several clubs, most notably Barcelona, ​​Atletico Madrid and Aston Villa. With Villa having an advantage over the Spanish duo as they have the funds to sign players. After Unai Emery guide the club to next season’s Champions League. Which would be a huge financial boost for the club.

Although Baena has a release clause of €60m. Villarreal are reportedly willing to let the 22-year-old move this summer. If an offer of €30-40m arrives at the club and that amount of money is not a problem for the Villans.

Alejandro “Alex” Baena is a Spanish forward playing for Villarreal in La Liga. Baena has featured for Spain at youth levels up to under-21 and predominantly plays as a left winger.