Why Adem Ljajic would be another great signing by Aston Villa

Aston Villa

Could Aston Villa bring yet another talented young player to the club this summer?

According to a report from Sky Sports, Aston Villa have opened talks regarding the possible transfer of AS Roma play-maker Adem Ljajic.

Villa have already made a number of impressive signings this summer and following the capture of former Barcelona winger Adama Traore it seemed manager Tim Sherwood could not outdo himself in the remaining days of the transfer window.

But the simple fact is: A move for Ljajic would be a phenomenal piece of business by a club that has swiftly and effectively transformed their squad this summer.

The likes of Traore, Jordan Amavi, Idrissa Gueye and Jordan Veretout should go on to become integral players for Villa and Ljajic has the talent to be the cherry on the proverbial cake.

Still only 23, Ljajic is perhaps best known for his mooted move to Manchester United falling through back in 2009.

Instead Ljajic ultimately moved from Partizan Belgrade to Fiorentina and then on to Roma, where he has played 73 matches to date.

Since moving to Italy, Ljajic has scored 31 goals and provided 24 assists and he has the talent to become one of the best players of his age in Europe.

Much like Traore, Ljajic could define the next generation of Villa stars and while there is always a risk signing so many players in a single summer, the young winger-cum-attacking-midfielder really is a mercurial talent worth taking a punt on.

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