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Report: Sevilla chief keen on Aston Villa’s Carles Gil, Unai Emery unsure

Aston Villa's Carles Gil

Carles Gil is expected to leave Aston Villa this summer.

Carles Gil celebrates after scoring the first goal for Aston VillaCarles Gil celebrates after scoring the first goal for Aston Villa

Sevilla sporting director Monchi is keen on a deal for Aston Villa midfielder Carles Gil, reports Estadio Deportivo.

The Spanish midfielder endured a difficult year at Villa Park last season as they were relegated to the Championship.

He is expected to leave the club in the summer transfer window, with his agent recently confirming to El Desmarque that La Liga side Celta Vigo have already been in contact about a potential move.

Liverpool v Sevilla - UEFA Europa League FinalLiverpool v Sevilla - UEFA Europa League Final

And they may not be the only ones interested in bringing him back to Spain, with Estadio Deportivo claiming that Europa League winners Sevilla are also weighing up a potential move.

They are set to lose veteran right-winger Jose Antonio Reyes this summer, and Gil could be a replacement for him.

Sevilla manager Unai Emery before the matchSevilla manager Unai Emery before the match

According to the report, Sporting Director Monchi believes the player would be a decent signing for the club this summer.

It is not a belief that is shared though, with manager Unai Emery unsure if Gil is of the quality they need, instead believing that the player would be better suited to a team of lesser stature than Sevilla.

Aston Villa's Carles GilAston Villa's Carles Gil

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