Premier League transfer news: Aston Villa plot summer raid for Jesse Lingard
Even with all the madness that is engulfing the top flight at the moment, there’s still room for some good old fashioned transfer speculation...
Given everything that’s going on in the Premier League at present, and the very real threat that a European Super League poses to English football, transfers are probably way down on most people’s priorities lists.
Still, it’s hard to ignore the fact that there is a summer transfer window just around the corner, and there are deals to be done.
Among them, Aston Villa are said to be keeping tabs on West Ham loanee Jesse Lingard.
The England international has hit nine goals in 10 Premier League outings since joining from super-villains Manchester United back in January, and it’s understood that the actual Villans want to take him to the Midlands – and truthfully, based on current form, why wouldn’t they?
Here are today's biggest transfer stories and the latest team news involving Villa and the rest of the Premier League: