Leeds have an option to buy the Swedish defender for around £10 million less than that figure.
Zaza has not been a roaring success since his loan move from Italy.
The Villa owner is hoping to see Villa Park in full voice.
Slaven Bilic has denied that West Ham United are planning to send Simone Zaza back to Juventus in January following the on-loan striker’s underwhelming start to life in England.
The dynamic has changed in Ronald Koeman’s relationship with Pep Guardiola over 26 years but his first impression of a room-mate who became a revered midfielder and manager at Barcelona holds firm. Normal. It was not Guardiola’s football intelligence and obsession that set him apart at Barcelona, for example, but his choice of car.
As weeks go, Christian Benteke’s has already been exceptional.
Arsène Wenger knows better than most how suddenly the negativity in modern football can grip. “It is a virus that travels very quickly and goes very slowly,” the Arsenal manager said. Few opponents have triggered it quite so readily in recent years as Swansea City and Wenger sees the visit of the Welsh club to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon as a defining moment for his team.
The much-maligned Spaniard wanted Bale to play further up field long before he started to.
Bob Bradley was honest enough to admit “there will be sceptics” among the Swansea fanbase and beyond.
Mark Warburton’s Glasgow Rangers won against Inverness Caledonian Thistle in the Scottish Premiership on Friday.
A string of senior Conservatives warned Theresa May’s Brexit strategy is risking the health of the economy in a parliamentary debate, during which the pound dropped to its lowest ever level against a basket of currencies.
Nicola Sturgeon is to welcome 3,000 delegates to the Scottish National party conference in Glasgow with a commitment to seek common cause with Westminster opposition parties and moderate Conservatives in order to defeat hard Brexit.
Sergio Agüero believes Pep Guardiola blocked the Wi-Fi at Manchester City’s training ground after the manager discovered one of his players using his phone while having a massage.