'Big club behaviour': Some Aston Villa fans go mental as club confirm 'massive' Buendia transfer
Aston Villa have confirmed the transfer of Norwich City winger Emi Buendia.
The club confirmed on their official website that they had agreed on a deal with Norwich City for the Argentine international. Buendia is due to have his Villa medical next week.
Furthermore, the Championship star was heavily linked with a move to Arsenal. However, Villa have snuck in at the final moment and completed a deal for Buendia.
Emi Buendia transfer is a major coup for Villa
Indeed, the 24-year-old winger was key to Norwich’s promotion back to the Premier League, and the signing is a major show of intent from Dean Smith and Villa.
Moreover, with the likes of Jack Grealish and Ollie Watkins in the attack, Villa will bolster one of the most exciting frontline’s in the Premier League next season.
And supporters on social media were buzzing about the signing of Buendia. The winger was one of the Championship’s best players last season, and this signing was viewed by fans as a huge moment for Villa.
Here’s what some fans had to say on Twitter about Buendia’s announcement…
Announcing this like it's nothing special, big club behaviour. Arsenal have well and truly been put in their place 😂😂😂😂😂 A warm welcome to the best Argentine RW 😍— Alex #FreeBuendia (@avfc4_alex) June 7, 2021
might be the happiest i've ever been about a villa transfer. this is gonna be massive— horses posting their L's online (@rad_nauseam) June 7, 2021
BUENDIAAAAAAAA'S MAGIC pic.twitter.com/W1G4aZIv7M— Caleb (@caleb_avfc) June 7, 2021
A huge addition to our squad, already excited to see you play!#WelcomeEmi— Andrew Ashburn (@AndrewAshburn) June 7, 2021
Villa also have Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse on their radar this summer as reported by the Guardian.
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