Paul Lambert certainly isn’t hanging around when it comes to sorting our his transfers. With Bulgarian winger Tonev already in the bag, this week will hopefully see the wrapping up of a deal with Jores Okore and Norwich goalkeeper Jed Steer, which MOMS HQ have had tabs on for a good few days now.
Also, we’ve known that Villa were talking to a striker, and today, the Danish journalist who first broke the Okore story informed MOMS that Danish side Aalborg BK had announced on their website they were in talks with Villa over the transfer of striker Nicklas Helenius.
The club are at liberty to announce a statement to the stock exchange when deals of sizeable amounts are being undertaken. The estimated fee is around the £2 million mark, which falls in line with Villa’s recent transfer policy. Due to Aalborg’s stock market status, it also forced Aston Villa to come clean about the deal, with the club stating later on their website the deal should be concluded within 10 days.
Within that time frame, their should be a few new faces in already. The word on MOMS street is Villa have also agreed a fee with another winger. More of that when information surfaces.
The 22-year-old Helenius is on the fringes of the Danish national team and has a decent strike rate of one-in-three. With the striker standing at 6 ft 5, some fans are worried he maybe a replacement for Christian Benteke. Only time will tell, but at the moment we don’t think that to be the case. UTV.
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