Aston Villa and Juventus strike treble deal including £50m move for Douglas Luiz

    Juventus have struck a deal to sign Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz in a €50million deal, talkSPORT understands.

    talkSPORT reported that Unai Emery’s side have been considering a sale to ease their PSR [profit and sustainability rules] concerns.


    Luiz is set to swap Villa for Juventus this summerCredit: Getty

    Arsenal have been long-term admirers of Luiz but it appears as though Juventus have won the race for the 26-year-old.

    As part of the deal, Samuel Iling-Junior and Enzo Barrenechea will both join Villa this summer.

    Luiz was key to Villa’s successful season as they finished fourth in the Premier League and seal qualification for the Champions League.

    He made 53 appearances across all competitions throughout the campaign, scoring ten goals and also assisting another ten.

    The midfielder, who joined from Manchester City in 2019, will now leave Villa Park for the Serie A giants.

    Emery’s side will now welcome former Chelsea youth star Iling-Junior to the club, with the 20-year-old an exciting midfielder.

    Barrenechea, who plays in a defensive midfield role, will also complete a move to the Premier League outfit.

    Villa are currently one of the most active clubs in the transfer market as they prepare for the new season.

    Iling-Junior will head to Villa Park


    Iling-Junior will head to Villa ParkCredit: Getty
    So will Barrenechea, who spent last season on loan at Frosinone


    So will Barrenechea, who spent last season on loan at FrosinoneCredit: Getty

    They are set to sign Ian Maatsen from Chelsea after agreeing a deal in excess of £35million for the left-back.

    In a separate deal, the Blues are on course to complete the transfer of Omari Kellyman from Villa in a move worth around £19million.

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    Tim Iroegbunam has already left Villa and signed for Everton in a £9million deal.

    Toffees winger Lewis Dobbin will head the other way in a separate transfer as Emery and co. build for the 2024/25 campaign.

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