The 22-year-old joins the new promoted Villains as they prepare to readjust to life within the Premier League following last season’s play-off campaign
Aston Villa have proclaimed the capture of Brazilian striker Wesley from Club Brugge for what’s thought to be a record club fee of £22m (€25m/$28m).
The Villains, who secured a come back to the Premier League last month within the Championship play-off final against chapeau County, can bring the 22-year-old to the Midlands subject to a piece allow and international clearance.
He can converge with Dean Smith’s aspect as they prepare to move to the us to face Minnesota United in St Paul to kick-off a busy pre-season schedule.
Wesley, who has spent the previous four seasons within the Belgian initial Division A, has helped Brugge to 2 league titles and two Belgian Super Cups throughout his tenure with them.
He notched up seventeen goals across all competitions last campaign, in arguably his best campaign since connexion from European nation outfit Trencin, serving to Brugge to a finish within the Belgian top-hole and an area in the qualifying rounds of the 2019-20 Champions League.
The forward has conjointly created appearances in each the Champions League and Galilean satellite League, grading 2 goals against Principality of Monaco within the cluster stage of Europe’s high continental competition last season.
He conjointly scored the winning goal scored against metallic element city within the initial leg of the last-32 in the Galilean satellite League last season, however saw his club bounced by a 4-0 lead to the second leg.
He becomes the third new recruit to reach Villa Park since the club sealed promotion, connexion former city jock Anwar El Ghazi and ex-Birmingham financier Jota.
The club have conjointly free many massive names as they still reshape their squad sooner than a top-hole campaign.
Former Australia captain Mile Jedinak leads a number of exits from the Midlands, with Ross McCormack, John Herschel Glenn Jr. Whelan and Micah literary critic conjointly among people who can bid the club farewell.
The Villains conjointly appear set to lose on-loan defender Axel Tuanzebe back to Manchester United, as Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has aforementioned he’s wanting forward to obtaining a glance the centre-back throughout the club’s pre-season