The reports add, however, that a fee is yet to be agreed between the Villans and City.
This could be a brilliant signing for the Villans.
Yes, it's a huge price-tag for a goalkeeper, but Butland, who is only 26, has a very bright career ahead of him still and Aston Villa would get many good years out of him.
Plus, there's a major re-sale value potentially. By 28, Butland could have an even bigger price, so it makes sense from a football and a business point of view.
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