Aston Villa transfer update: Brad Guzan's off, Tony Xia speaks, Jordan Veretout deal collapses

General view before the game - Villa Park

We round up the latest transfer news involving Aston Villa.

General view before the game - Villa Park

Guzan’s off

Aston Villa's Brad Guzan

According to the Daily Mail, Middlesbrough are set to sign Brad Guzan from Aston Villa.

Boro have already signed Victor Valdes this summer, but feel that Guzan will add good competition for places at the Riverside Stadium.

Guzan is now expected to leave Villa and sign a two-year deal at Boro before the end of the week.

Xia confirmation

Arsenal's Francis Coquelin and Mesut Ozil in action with Aston Villa's Idrissa Gueye

Villa owner Tony Xia has admitted that his side are powerless to resist after Everton activated Idrissa Gueye’s release clause.

Everton are keen to sign the central midfielder, who had an impressive first season in English football despite Villa’s relegation.

Xia also spoke about Adam Traore, who is currently out with injury.


Aston Villa's Jordan Veretout applauds the fans after the match

Jordan Veretout’s move to Marseille is dead, Get French Football suggest.

Veretout was believed to be closing in on a move back to France, but the transfer has now fallen through.

Real Betis are now interested in signing the midfielder.

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