El Ghazi had an excellent season at Villa in the Championship, and was arguably the star at Wembley, in the play off final.
The winger scored Villa’s first goal against Derby County, as Smith’s men earned promotion.
It always seemed likely that Villa would push to sign El Ghazi this summer, and it appears like they have got their man now.
Villa fans are delighted at the transfer move, and feel that he could be a potential bargain buy.
El Ghazi for £8m is an absolute bargain in the current Premier League economy— Markerton (@markerton_irl) June 6, 2019
Mint signing— cameron (@CameronLee85) June 6, 2019
Awesome!! What a bargain— Mike Curtis (@michaelcurtis16) June 6, 2019
He be worth 30-50m if he keeps improving like he has been. UTV
El Ghazi is responsible in a big part for getting up to the Prem and the £170m jackpot. £8m is great value for a young,hungry player who already knows the Club, City and settled into #AVFC life. Surely a no brainer!— sanjpradhan (@sanjpradhan) June 6, 2019
GREAT news!!— Kal-AVFC (@jkalra14) June 6, 2019
El Ghazis goal in the play off final was worth 85 millions alone... so well worth it!— Paddy McCarthy (@Paddyyyyyy) June 6, 2019
Proving to already be a good transfer window— jackie dakin (@missdakin) June 6, 2019
El Ghazi actually struggled under Steve Bruce at Villa Park, but the appointment of Smith really helped him.
The Dutch international went on to score six times and claim six assists over the course of the season.
Villa have already been busy this summer with Jota joining and Kortney Hause also set to make his loan move permanent in the coming days.
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