It's claimed that Liverpool and Manchester United both wanted to sign Barry, but Villa have been his first-choice destination for weeks now.
Barry allegedly decided to leave Barcelona at the end of 2019, and Villa are now closing in on a deal to land the striker in the coming days.
One of the key reasons behind Barry's decision is a potential reunion with Aston Villa academy boss Mark Harrison, who worked with Barry at West Bromwich Albion.
Barry only left West Brom for a move to Barcelona in July following a lengthy pursuit, but the 16-year-old has allegedly set his heart on a swift return to England.
That will be a massive blow for the Baggies, who will have hated losing such a talented young player in the first place, but now seeing him join a bitter rival will be another disappointment.
An England Under-17 international with two goals in two games, Barry has been touted as a star of the future, so Villa are set to land a major coup.
Liverpool would have loved to add Barry to Harvey Elliott at Anfield, but it seems that Harrison has been Villa's trump card in a massive transfer win.
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