Report: What manager has told his bosses about player Aston Villa want for £5m

Domagoj Vida of Besiktas attends a training session within the team's mid-season training camp as part of second-half preparations for Turkish Super Lig in Antalya, Turkey on January 5,...

Aston Villa reportedly want Domagoj Vida.

Vedat Muriqi (C) of Fenerbahce in action against Domagoj Vida (rear) of Besiktas during Turkish Super Lig soccer match between Fenerbahce and Besiktas in Istanbul, Turkey on December 22,...

According to Aksam, Besiktas manager Abdullah Avci does not want Domagoj Vida to leave the club amid interest from Aston Villa.

It has been reported that Villa are interested in signing Vida from Besiktas in the January transfer window and are ready to make an offer of €6 million (£5.11 million).

However, according to the report, Avci has told his bosses at the club that he does not want the Croatia international defender to leave this month, as he needs him in his defence.

 

Stats

According to WhoScored, Vida has scored three goals in 16 Turkish Super Big appearances for Besiktas and has played five times in the Europa League.

During the 2018-19 campaign, the defender scored three goals in 31 league matches and played five times in the Europa League, according to WhoScored.

Relegation worries

Villa are in danger of getting relegated to the Championship at the end of the season.

Dean Smith’s side are third from bottom in the Premier League table at the moment with 21 points from 22 matches.

Domagoj Vida of Besiktas attends a training session within the team's mid-season training camp as part of second-half preparations for Turkish Super Lig in Antalya, Turkey on January 4,...

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