Aston Villa transfer news live £20m Emi Buendia claim, Said Benrahma talks, Josh King latest
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We will be keeping you up to date with the latest transfer news ahead of the second deadline later this week.
has until Friday, October 16 to get any deals he wants done with English Football League (EFL) clubs.
Brentford’s Said Benrahma, Ismaila Sarr of Watford and Josh King at AFC Bournemouth have all been linked with moves to Villa and, should Smith feel his side needs a little extra, they could swoop for one of those players.
There has been developments on two of those players over the last few days though, with West Ham firming up their interest in Benrahma and making a separate move for King while Villa are keen.
Outgoings can also be done so some of‘s fringe players or young stars could secure a move to the Championship for more regular game-time.
You can keep up to date with all the latest on the blog, below .