The same day that Marvelous Nakamba was rumoured to be in England for a Villa medical, the club announced Douglas Luiz has signed pending a work permit.
News broke on Thursday from the Telegraph’s John Percy that Aston Villa have agreed a fee of around £11 million for the capture of 25-year-old Zimbabwean defensive midfielder Marvelous Nakamba from Club Brugge.
It’s just over a year to the day since we last made the short jaunt down the motorway to Walsall’s Banks’s Stadium, and the mood between then and now could not be more stark in its difference.
The Premier league does have its merits; as a Villa fan, it’s impossible not to be excited right now given the added bonuses that have come with our new status. Being in the Premier League has led to an incredible amount of investment from our owners; we can relish the prospect of playing against the best teams in the world and we have sold out 30,000 season tickets.Read More »
On 21st July 2019, Aston Villa beat Shrewsbury Town 1-0 in a pre-season friendly courtesy of a Scott Hogan goal.