Newcastle United fans react to Aston Villa signing Wesley Moraes

Wesley Moraes Ferreira Da Silva forward of Club Brugge battles for the ball with Killian Overmeire midfielder of Lokeren and Mario Ticinovic midfielder of Lokeren during the Jupiler Pro...

Newcastle United were believed to be in for Wesley Moraes, but Aston Villa have beaten them to his signature.

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'...

Newcastle United fans have been left fuming with Wesley Moraes’ move to Aston Villa.

Villa wrapped up the signing of Wesley for £22 million yesterday (Telegraph), after Newcastle’s interest in the striker had been reported earlier in the summer.


The Chronicle suggested that Newcastle wanted to sign the 22-year-old from Club Brugge, but they have missed out on the forward now.

And Newcastle fans are frustrated that newly promoted clubs like Villa are seemingly showing more ambition than them.

Villa have already spent big since earning promotion to the Premier League, with Dean Smith putting together a strong squad at Villa Park.

Newcastle, meanwhile, have been very quiet in the transfer window so far.

The Magpies are not planning on making any additions until Rafael Benitez’s future is sorted.

Benitez has just over two weeks remaining on his contract at St. James’ Park, and he still hasn't penned a new deal with the Tynesiders.

Olivier Deschacht defender of Lokeren battles for the ball with Wesley Moraes Ferreira Da Silva forward of Club Brugge during the Jupiler Pro League match between Sporting Lokeren and Club...

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