We round up the Aston Villa transfer stories which have dominated the headlines today...
Jordan Veretout to leave
According to a report on TalkSPORT, Aston Villa are set to allow Jordan Veretout to move to Marseille.
The midfielder is keen to return to France, and looks set to join Marseille on a season-long loan.
Scott Sinclair latest
Aston Villa have told Celtic that they will have to pay £5 million for Scott Sinclair, the Daily Mail reports.
Sinclair is one of the Bhoys’ top targets, but Villa are determined not to lose the jet-heeled forward cheaply.
Middlesbrough want Guzan
According to ESPN, Middlesbrough are closing in on Brad Guzan.
Boro are talking to the American stopper, who Villa are prepared to allow to leave this summer.
The Birmingham Mail believe that Sunderland are set to activate Micah Richards’ £5 million release clause.
Sunderland reportedly feel that Richards could enhance the quality of their defence for the upcoming season.