Birmingham news Brewster to Villa latest as Sheffield United have 'bid accepted' MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Aston Villa transfer news - the young Liverpool striker has been linked with a number of Premier League clubs in the current window
Breaking News ! Rhian Brewster is one of the names in the frame as Aston Villa's search for another new striker goes on. With Wesley Moraes still recovering from injury and Mbwana Samatta struggling for goals, Dean Smith is keen to recruit additional firepower ahead of the Premier League season. He's already snapped up Ollie Watkins from Brentford and reports in the national press have suggested Villa could now turn to their attentions to the Liverpool youngster Brewster. Here's everything we know on Villa's pursuit of the England youth international: Aston Villa daily newsletter. Free. To your inbox In our daily Aston Villa bulletin, we'll be bringing you the latest breaking news, transfer features and comment pieces, as well as the key talking points for fans. How do you sign up? It's easy and only takes seconds. Simply type your email address into the box at the top of this article and hit sign up. And that's it, you're all set. You can also sign up here. If you decide later that you no longer wish to receive the emails, simply follow the unsubscribe link in one of the newsletters - but we don't think you'll want to. And what's more, it's absolutely free! You can also get all the latest updates by following us on social media here Facebook and Twitter. We also have a free app which you can download. It is always up-to-date with the latest news from across the region. Google Play Store and App Store The rumour Villa were linked with a loan move for Brewster back in January. Ultimately, Smith would sign Samatta as Brewster would join Championship side Swansea City. After an impressive stint in south Wales, the 20-year-old returned to Anfield, but reports linking him with an exit have remained extensive. At the start of August, Goal.com reported that Villa were one of a host of clubs keen on signing Brewster. Those reports were then backed up by the Telegraph, who claim that Smith could sanction a big-money bid for the striker. Villa's search for a new striker went into 'overdrive' according to the Sun, who doubled down on the interest in Brewster. They add that Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp could 'sacrifice' the youngster in order to fund some of his own spending.
Rhian Brewster of Liverpool
Sheffield United have 'bid accepted' Villa's top-flight rivals Sheffield United have reportedly had a bid for Brewster accepted by Liverpool. Fourth Official (via the Liverpool Echo) report a fee has been agreed for a permanent deal which will contain a clause allowing Klopp's side to buy Brewster back for a set price. Who else is interested? Chris Wilder's Blades as well as Newcastle, Brighton,, Fulham and Crystal Palace were all linked back in August. The Mirror also suggested that newly promoted Leeds United could sanction a double swoop for Brewster and fellow Liverpool striker and Villa target Divock Origi. There is also interest from the Championship, with Swansea keen to bring him back to the club and from recently relegated trio, Norwich City, Bournemouth and Watford. Football Insider report that Newcastle abandoned their pursuit, however, after learning the frontman is not available on loan.
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What Brewster has said With an impressive loan spell behind him, Brewster has revealed that he wants to stay with Klopp's champions next season. "Ultimately, I want to be at Liverpool next season. I want to be fighting for a spot to play," he told The Beautiful Game podcast. "Who is not going to want to play at the home of the champions? "I don’t really want to go on loan, but if that’s the best thing for me to do, to go away and get more game time, then that’s what I’m going to do. "Realistically, I want to play for Liverpool."
Klopp's stance Klopp has used Brewster since his return from Swansea, he notched a goal for the Reds in a pre-season fixture with Salzburg, before coming off the bench in the Community Shield at Wembley. Brewster missed a penalty as Arsenal won the traditional season curtain-raiser, but ahead of that game, he hinted the striker's future could lie away from Anfield.
"In the moment, he is [part of the plan now]," he said. "We will have to see what will happen in the next few weeks or so. "We want to use Rhian and want to help Rhian as well, so that's why we have to make decisions, but not now. "He looks really promising. Goals are the most important thing in the football world and obviously he can score goals. "He's still a young boy. Especially in his position, as a number nine, up front, experience helps a lot. We have to see how we can give him experience. Is it here or is it somewhere else?"
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