Reported Aston Villa, Southampton target Ondrej Duda ‘certain’ to leave Legia Warsaw this summer

Aston Villa and Southampton have been linked with a move for Ondrej Duda.

The Legia Warsaw playmaker has been linked with a move to the Premier League many times this season, and a report in Legia.Sport claims that he is ‘certain’ to leave Poland this summer.

Both Aston Villa and Southampton have been scouting the 20-year-old attacking midfielder, as per the same media outlet, with the Saints said to have submitted a £5 million offer for him in the January transfer window.

Both clubs are set to revive and formalise their interest this summer, and will make concrete offers again for him, and Legia have come to terms with the fact that they are set to lose their talented star this summer.

The Slovakian international moved to Legia at the beginning of 2014, and has truly shone this season as a number 10. Able to play anywhere across the front three, it is that central role where he has excelled, scoring eight goals and registering nine assists in 43 games this term.

He won his first international recognition this season due to his performances with Legia, and it is no surprise that there is now interest in him from some of the top European leagues.

Southampton have the advantage in the race to sign him, due to having qualified for the Europa League, although Villa do retain their interest in Duda. It is also stated in the report that Internazionale of Milan hold an interest in the youngster, and have already started talks concerning a potential transfer.

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