Aston Villa transfer news: Latest updates on four potential departures

General view before the game - Villa Park

We round up the Aston Villa transfer stories which have dominated the headlines today...

General view before the game - Villa Park

Jordan Veretout to leave

Aston Villa's Jordan Veretout in action

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

Manchester City's Fernando in action with Aston Villa's Scott Sinclair

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

Aston Villa's Brad 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.

And finally…

Aston Villa's Micah Richards

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.

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