Aston Villa are reportedly looking for a striker in the summer transfer window.
Villa are aiming to sign a striker before the end of the summer transfer window, with The Birmingham Mail recently reporting of interest in Chelsea youngster Patrick Bamford.
Villa owner Xia has suggested on Twitter that signing a number nine before the end of the summer transfer window is going to be a challenge.
I think that maybe will be the last and the most challenge deal 4us before the window close. https://t.co/As7yFkErad— Dr. Tony Xia (@Dr_TonyXia) August 18, 2016
Villa have been quite busy in the summer transfer window so far, signing defender Tommy Elphick, goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini and striker Ross McCormack among others.
The Villans got relegated from the Premier League at the end of last season and are playing in the Championship at the moment.
Roberto Di Matteo’s side lost their opening league game of the season 1-0 to Sheffield Wednesday away from home.
Villa won 3-0 against Rotherham United at Villa Park last weekend and drew 1-1 with Huddersfield Town at home on Tuesday evening.