Yeltsin Tejeda says England move would be a dream amid Aston Villa transfer interest

Holland's Wesley Sneijder in action with Costa Rica's Yeltsin Tejeda

The Costa Rican has also been linked with Getafe.

Costa Rica's Yeltsin Tejeda celebrates at the end of the matchCosta Rica's Yeltsin Tejeda celebrates at the end of the match

Aston Villa have recently been linked with a move for Costa Rica midfielder Yeltsin Tejeda and the player has now commented on a potential move to England.

The report from Le Dauphine at the weekend claimed that Aston Villa were leading the chase for the Evian-Thonon midfielder, with Spanish side Getafe also keen on his signature.

Yeltsin TejedaYeltsin Tejeda

Tejeda has now spoken to the media in his homeland about a move to England or Spain, admitting to crhoy.com that it would be a dream to make such a move:

"We know that there are important leagues like Spain or England who have always caught my attention and would be a dream to reach them. But let 's take it step by step, to expect next.”

Holland's Wesley Sneijder in action with Costa Rica's Yeltsin TejedaHolland's Wesley Sneijder in action with Costa Rica's Yeltsin Tejeda

He did however also confirm interest from Ligue 1 and that he would be happy to remain in France:

"In France there have been contacts, from before the end of the championship had approached some clubs of the first division. I hope to stay there because I like the league," the national.

"There are many things in between to be solved, but out of respect cannot say. We are hoping this week to stay defined and saying something. They are trying to do everything possible for my future.”

New manager Roberto Di Matteo poses after the press conferenceNew manager Roberto Di Matteo poses after the press conference

Tejeda was one of the stars of the Costa Rica team that shocked the world at the World Cup in Brazil two years ago and earned a move to Evian off the back of those performances.

The 24-year-old, who has 31 caps for his nation, has been a star for the French side and is now said to be keen on a move elsewhere.

Aston Villa are looking to improve their squad following their relegation from the Premier League last season as Roberto Di Matteo looks to lead the club back to the top-flight at the first time of asking.

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