Aston Villa won’t be making a move for Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain according to the latest transfer reports from BBC journalist Phil McNulty. It was reported that Aston Villa are not interested in the former Southampton and Arsenal player despite earlier reports that he's available for just £10m. Villa and other Premier League teams have been linked with the Liverpool player this summer.
Reports on Monday had stated that Oxlade-Chamberlain won't be leaving Liverpool this summer.Aston Villa were one of the Premier League teams linked with a move for the player. As things stand, they are not interested in the England international as they are focusing on other targets. Villa have started the transfer window strongly this summer with four players in the bag including two players who were on loan during the just concluded season.
Aston Villa made their first signing of the summer with the permanent signing of Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona. The Brazil international spent the second half of the latest season on loan at Villa Park. The former European champions have also signed Swedish goalkeeper Robin Olsen on a permanent deal after his loan spell at the club from Italian team AS Roma. He has been the deputy to first choice shot stopper Emiliano Martinez at Aston Villa for the better part of the last one year and the Swede is expected to regain that status in the new season. Both Coutinho and Olsen were involved in the Aston Villa squad as they ended the season in number 14 on the final Premier League log.
Villa have signed Brazilian defender Diego Carlos in a deal worth £21.3m this summer as well in addition to the free transfer signing of Frenchman Boubacar Kamara. South American centre back Carlos joined Villa from Spanish team Sevilla, while Kamara has signed from Marseille in his native France.