Aston Villa fans react on Twitter to Wesley Moraes deal reports

Club Brugge's Brazilian forward Wesley Moraes celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the UEFA Champions League Group A football match between AS Monaco and Bruges at The 'Louis II'...

Aston Villa have agreed a move for Wesley Moraes, subject to a work permit.

Club Brugge's Brazilian forward Wesley Moraes celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the UEFA Champions League Group A football match between AS Monaco and Bruges at The 'Louis II'...

Aston Villa have agreed a deal for Club Brugges striker Wesley Moraes, HLN report.

The Brazilian is set to sign for £22 million, a club record deal and the most expensive transfer out of the Belgian league.

Moraes netted 17 goals last season and had attracted interest from teams across Europe.

 

Villa's deal came out of nowhere, and will have left one or two sides stunned.

Moraes' move is subject to a work permit. The Telegraph report he is flying into Birmingham this weekend to put the finishing touches on a move.

Wesley Moraes Ferreira Da Silva forward of Club Brugge celebrates scoring a goal pictured during the Jupiler Pro League play off 1 match between KRC Club Brugge and RSC Anderlecht on April...

Villa fans were left impress, excited, and quickly checking YouTube for videos of their new striker.

They also noted that it likely signals the end of their pursuit of Tammy Abraham, who fired the side to promotion.

Chelsea are expected to want to retain his services. Moraes is similarly capable of leading the line and this suggests Villa have decided to move on quickly.

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