Aston Villa is set to make a fatal move in the transfer process as news emerges from Podemore Heath about Wesley’s future at the club.
What’s the story
The Brazilian was out of action for most of the season after a knee injury in early 2020, and had just returned to the Premier League first-team match, with Dean Smith taking a cautious approach with him.
What should a villa do with Wesley?
Football Insider has now claimed that “Villa has moved since Wesley was the first choice in captaincy,” with a club source revealing that “the plan is to loan him next season and recruit a new striker.”
Dean Smith is making a big mistake
While bringing in a new striker is well, well, and totally understandable – the burden on Ole Watkins this season was huge in his first campaign at Villa Park – it seems a misleading attitude to let Wesley go even on a temporary basis this summer.
The Brazilian has just returned to the first team after several months of injury, and he is someone who can definitely benefit from some pre-season work with Smith before attempting to apply for a starting berth next season.
Standing at a height of 6 feet 3 feet, and with a real aerial presence, it offers something completely different from the hard running and Watkins movement, and gives Villa a different dimension to either getting off the bench or even starting when Smith wants to rest his head. striker.
Sending Kenan Davis on loan instead, and keeping Wesley at Villa Park to return to full fitness alongside Watkins and another striker, would be the best way to do things as the club looks to launch another great campaign next year.
Meanwhile, Villa is looking forward to a move for this superstar …