Aston Villa Cooled Interest In Signing Of 27-Year-Old Chelsea Playmaker

Aston Villa are reportedly not interested in securing the services of Chelsea playmaker Ross Barkley on a permanent deal…..Aston Villa Cooled Interest In Signing Of 27-Year-Old Chelsea Playmaker

The 27-year-old midfielder ha joined Dean Smith’s side on loan last September and has been a regular during the 2020-21 season, playing 19 games, founding back of the net three times and one assist in the process.

Barkley was a vital player for Villa in the early stages of the campaign, however, has mainly been used off the bench in recent weeks, having fallen down the pecking order.

According to TEAMtalk, Smith’s side have already informed the Blues that they will not be looking to sign the England international this transfer market.

The report suggests that Villa have been unhappy with some of Ross Barkley’s off-the-field activity, meaning that he does not have a long-term future at the team.

West Ham United are allegedly keeping a close eye on developments as they weigh up a summer bid.

Meanwhile, Chelsea anchorman Jorginho has revealed his desire to nake return to Serie A giants Napoli, where he spent four years before making switch the Blues in London.

The Italy international was influential in the West London club’s 2-0 victory against Porto in their Champions League quarter-final first leg, providing the assist for Mason Mount’s stunning goal.

Jorginho has joined Roman Abramovich’s team back in 2018 for around £50m and has gone on to found back of the net 16 times and produce four assists in 128 games for the club.

 

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