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MetiNews.Com - Aston Villa transfer news: Divock Origi has been linked with a move to Villa Park with Dean Smith keen to bolster his side's attacking options ahead of the new Premier League season
Breaking News ! Aston Villa fans have been reacting to the transfer rumour that has emerged today. According to The Sun, Liverpool striker Divock Origi is interesting Villa with Dean Smith keen to bolster his options up front. Villa ended the season with Mbwana Samatta and Keinan Davis as the club's only fit strikers. The pair finished the campaign, which concluded with a 1-1 final-day draw at West Ham United to secure survival, with one Premier League goal between them. Sign up for our Villa newsletter with your email in the box at the top of the page or click here Record signing Wesley Moraes is still out injured after suffering a serious knee injury so a striker is a number one priority for Villa this summer. Now today's fresh rumour regarding Origi has emerged and Villa supporters are all for it, with the Belgian international known for being a big-game player at Anfield. "Good business if we could make it happen," one fan said. "I would love to get Origi in," another said. Aston Villa latest This is your round up of all things Villa; the one-stop shop that will keep you updated on the latest goings on at the club and beyond. Transfers, injuries, match-days and managers, we’ve got you covered. We’ll be bringing the very latest on the Villans throughout the week and around the clock. Make sure you keep yourself updated with our handy daily catch up.
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"Now that would be class," a third fan added. Another said: "These are the types of signings we need." "Really good if it does happen," said a fifth fan while another added: "Statement signing, shows intent." Origi has scored 34 career goals for the Reds in 140 appearances and has a Premier League title, Champions League trophy, UEFA Super Cup and a Club World Cup to his name from his time at Anfield.
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