Aston Villa man reportedly wanted by Leeds United

Cheryl Sanders
July 17, 2017

He has signed a one-year-contract with Steve Bruce's outfit with the remit of getting them promoted back to the Premier League.

Veretout spent last season on loan at Saint-Etienne and the Ligue 1 club have been keen to secure him on a permanent deal this summer but are yet to find an agreement with Aston Villa.

The Manchester United goalkeeper has now been out on 10 separate loans from Old Trafford
The Manchester United goalkeeper has now been out on 10 separate loans from Old Trafford

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The veteran defender joined Villa after leaving Chelsea at the end of last season following a successful 22 year spell with the club.


With David De Gea and Sergio Romero ahead of him in the pecking order, making the breakthrough at United will be a hard task for Johnstone, while young goalkeeper Joel Pereira, who travelled on the club's pre-season tour of the United States, is also highly rated by Jose Mourinho.

Former Chelsea captain John Terry took over as Aston Villa's captain on Saturday following his move to Villa Park.


Whilst Birmingham have snapped up Marc Roberts from Barnsley this summer, Redknapp may want to go with a five-man back line, and landing Elphick - a Championship veteran - alongside Roberts and Michael Morrison could boost the Blues back line.


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