Report: Aston Villa make lucrative offer to Nice defender Jordan Amavi

Aston Villa and Arsenal are reportedly interested in Nice defender Jordan Amavi.

Aston Villa have made an offer to Nice for defender Jordan Amavi, according to L’Equipe.

It has been reported by the French publication that Premier League outfit Villa are willing to more than treble the current salary of the left-back in order to convince him to move to Villa Park.

Good move from Aston Villa?

Amavi is a talented left-back who is considered as one of the most promising in his position in Ligue 1.

The 21-year-old has established himself as a key player for Nice over the past two seasons, showing his quality both defensively and in attack.

During the 2014-15 campaign, Amavi scored four goals and created 32 chances in 36 Ligue 1 appearances.

The youngster had a pass accuracy of 74% and a shot accuracy of 38%, and won 111 headers, 67 dribbles and 111 tackles.

According to a recent report on Mercato 365, Villa’s Premier League rivals Arsenal are also interested in signing Amavi from Nice this summer.

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