Aston Villa in talks with Juve over Bentancur

Aston Villa are in talks with Juventus over a move for Rodrigo Bentancur, with the Serie A side valuing the defensive midfielder at around £16m. Villa boss Steven Gerrard believes the 24-year-old would strengthen his midfield options, and specifically offer good competition for Douglas Luiz.

Aston Villa in talks with Juve over Bentancur
Aston Villa are in talks with Juventus over a move for Rodrigo Bentancur, with the Serie A side valuing the defensive midfielder at around £16m. Villa boss Steven Gerrard believes the 24-year-old would strengthen his midfield options, and specifically offer good competition for Douglas Luiz.
Bentancur has made 25 appearances for Juve in all competitions this season, but has started 12 of their 22 Serie A matches.
Juventus signed Bentancur from Boca Juniors for £8m in July 2017 with his current contract expiring in the summer of 2024.