Aston Villa are reportedly close to signing Anwar El Ghazi on a permanent basis – and some of the club’s supporters on Twitter believe he will be a bargain at £8million.
According to the Guardian onThursday, the Midlands giants could complete the deal within the next 24 hours for the 24-year-old after he impressed on loan with them this season.
It is understood that Dean Smith’s side have triggered an option to buy the attacker permanently from French club Lille and the fee is set to be £8million.
El Ghazi played an important role in the club’s promotion from the Championship this season, which including scoring in the play-off final win against Derby County at Wembley.
The tricky winger made 36 appearances across all competitions for Villa, scoring six goals and supplying six assists in return.
He is a skilful attacker that can play on either flank and he popped up with some vital moments throughout the course of the campaign.
A selection of Villa fans on social media are convinced that El Ghazi is worth the £8million investment this summer.
The Dutchman is believed to be extremely close to joining Smith’s squad on a full-time basis and he will be part of the group that will be looking to make a positive impact next season back in the Premier League.
Here are some Villa fans commenting on El Ghazi:
El Ghazi for £8m is an absolute bargain in the current Premier League economy
— Markerton (@markerton_irl) June 6, 2019
— Ade Davies (@Adejdavies) June 6, 2019
El Ghazi is responsible in a big part for getting up to the Prem and the £170m jackpot. £8m is great value for a young,hungry player who already knows the Club, City and settled into #AVFC life. Surely a no brainer!
— sanjpradhan (@sanjpradhan) June 6, 2019
Best news…..so far
— NSP66 (@NeilPugh5) June 6, 2019
Super news 👏👏👏
— AVFC Wakefield (@Dalkeef1981) June 6, 2019
Awesome!! What a bargain ❤❤❤
He be worth 30-50m if he keeps improving like he has been. UTV
— Mike Curtis (@michaelcurtis16) June 6, 2019
El Ghazis goal in the play off final was worth 85 millions alone… so well worth it!
— Paddy McCarthy (@Paddyyyyyy) June 6, 2019
GREAT news!! 👍🏽
— Kal-AVFC (@jkalra14) June 6, 2019