Aston Villa are looking to sign Lovre Kalinic this week.
The Championship club are in advanced talks with the player’s current club KAA Gent.
Championship club Aston Villa are reportedly close to signing Lovre Kalinic from KAA Gent. The player has been tipped to have a medical at the club as well and might be on his way to join the Villans this week.
The 28-year-old has a price tag of £7 million on him as Dean Smith is looking to bring him into the side. The Aston Villa manager is ready to push for the promotion battle to the top tier and is sure that the inclusion of a player like Kalinic will give them the impetus to make it through to the Premier League, a chance they gave up the last term.
As per reports, the player has already arrived in the UK and is set to have his medical at Aston Villa. Smith is hopeful that the high-profile move will strengthen the team to its core and help them progress well for the rest of the season. The report also states that the Villans are in need of a left back and a centre-half so that they can glide through the way to the playoffs.
Under their former manager Steve Bruce, the Villans went into the final of the Championship playoffs in the last term as well but were unable to get the better of their opponents, Fulham. However, this season once again, they will try for the same once again, as Dean Smith looks to make his squad a stronger one for the forthcoming challenges.
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