Report: Host of top Premier League clubs chasing talented Aston Villa youngster

Villa academy graduate Andre Green is reportedly wanted by clubs including Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool.

Aston Villa could be dealt a blow to their preparations for life in the Championship this summer as the Mirror reports that a host of top Premier League clubs are chasing the signature of talented teenager Andre Green.

The 17-year-old England youth international has found himself in and around the first-team picture at Villa Park this season after impressing on a consistent basis for the club's development side.

The winger was given his senior debut for the club as a substitute in the 4-0 Premier League defeat to Tottenham Hotspur last month, and made a second appearance against Swansea City in the next match.

According to the Mirror, Spurs liked what they saw of the youngster and the North London club, along with Liverpool, Arsenal, and Manchester City, sent scouts to watch Green in action for Villa's under-21s side against West Bromwich Albion on Monday.

Losing one of their top young talents would be a big blow for Villa as they prepare for life outside the top flight next season with a complete overhaul of their squad.

With numerous experienced players certain to depart Villa Park this summer, young players such as Green, Jordan Lyden and Jack Grealish could have a big role to play in the Championship.

Green has looked lively when given fleeting game time over the last few weeks, and all the signs indicate that he could go on to have a bright future in football, and Villa will be eager to hold on to him as they start rebuilding for the future.

Villa are 15 points adrift at the bottom of the Premier League and their relegation can be confirmed this weekend if they lose to Bournemouth and other results go against them.

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