Dr Tony Xia
Aston Villa chairman Dr. Tony Xia has taken to social networking site Twitter to give an update on the club’s transfer situation.
Xia has revealed that Villa plan to sign seven or eight players in the summer transfer window.
The Villa chairman has also underlined the importance of selling players before making signings.
The Chinese businessman has sent a message to the Villa fans regarding the game against Sheffield Wednesday this weekend.
Xia wants the Villa fans to support the team against the Owls at the Hillsborough Stadium.
Roberto Di Matteo and Dr Tony Xia
@Dr_TonyXia Are we close to signing anyone all we see is players leaving?— . (@villafan30) August 6, 2016
As said earlier, trimming is important. It's like cleaning the house b4 getting new&fresh air.Glad all done so far! https://t.co/RaN2XtJL4U— Dr. Tony Xia (@Dr_TonyXia) August 6, 2016
Our plan is to add 7-8 new players . We have 3 bids ongoing and two loans negotiating.It will work out as planned. https://t.co/vPHKB2vwnQ— Dr. Tony Xia (@Dr_TonyXia) August 6, 2016
I'd stop saying much about transfers. I can say we have worked as hard as we can! SO, Villa fans! Just enjoy the game &give ur most support!— Dr. Tony Xia (@Dr_TonyXia) August 6, 2016
Villa have been quite busy in the summer transfer window so far.
The Championship club have signed defender Tommy Elphick, goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini, midfielder Aaron Tshibola and striker Ross McCormack from Bournemouth, Hellas Verona, Reading, and Fulham respectively.
Kieran Richardson, Charles N’Zogbia, Jose Angel Crespo, Brad Guzan, Idrissa Gana Gueye, and Ciaran Clark have all left Villa Park on a permanent basis.
Villa will be aiming to finish in the top six of the Championship this season.