Report: Aston Villa favourites for Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland

Goalkeeper Jack Butland of England controls the ball during the UEFA Nations League Third Place Playoff match between Switzerland and England at Estadio D. Afonso Henriques on June 9, 2019...

Aston Villa are reportedly interested in Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland.

Jack Butland of England poses for a portrait at St Georges Park on June 04, 2019 in Burton-upon-Trent, England.

Aston Villa will make a bid for Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland in the coming days, according to The Daily Mail.

It has been reported that Villans are the favourites to secure the services of Butland this summer.

The report has claimed that both Villa and Bournemouth have made enquiries regarding the 26-year-old, with Championship club Stoke demanding £23 million as transfer fee.

The Daily Mail has claimed that Dean Smith’s side will make a bid for the England international goalkeeper in the coming days.

Jack Butland of Stoke City signals during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and Sheffield United at Bet365 Stadium on May 05, 2019 in Stoke on Trent, England.

Good signing for Aston Villa?

Butland is a very good goalkeeper with experience of playing in the Premier League, and the England international will be a good signing for Villa in the summer transfer window.

The 26-year-old is at the right age to return to the top flight of English football, and under Villa manager Smith, he will be a star at Villa Park.

Villa will play in the Premier League next season after winning promotion from the Championship via the playoffs.

Jack Butland of England arrives at the stadium ahead of the UEFA Nations League Third Place Playoff match between Switzerland and England at Estadio D. Afonso Henriques on June 09, 2019 in...

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