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Fans react as report links Domagoj Vida with Villa Park switch

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Fans react as report links Domagoj Vida with Villa Park switch

Aston Villa fans have reacted to a report that the club could move for Besiktas defender Domagoj Vida next month.

Turkish-Football claim the Midlands club are ready to battle Watford for the Croatia international, who caught the eye with a string of impressive displays at the 2018 World Cup.

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Vida was outstanding at the back alongside Dejan Lovren, and he could now be on the move.

Apparently Besiktas have some financial problems at the moment and may be open to selling Vida, who earns £56,000-a-week and is the club’s best-paid player.

Villa have been struggling defensively this season, and it is easy to understand why Dean Smith might be after reinforcements next month.

30-year-old Vida has a wealth of experience and has played for the likes of Dinamo Zagreb and Dynamo Kyiv.

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He is known for his aggression and tenacity at the back, but arguably lacks a turn of pace and stands at just 6ft tall.

Villa fans react

Villa fans online appear quite split over the idea of Vida joining their club:

 

 

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