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Aston Villa Make Grealish's Replacement Plan In Bayer's Leon Bailey Deal

Aston Villa Make Grealish's Replacement Plan In Bayer's Leon

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Aston Villa announced on Saturday that they have agreed on a deal with Bayer Leverkusen for Leon Bailey as England's Jack Grealish has reportedly been the subject of an offer from Manchester City.

According to British media, City bidded a record £100 million ($139 million) for Villa's 25-year-old captain.

Jamaican attacker Bailey, 23, could be seen as a direct playmaking replacement for Grealish. 

"Aston Villa and Bayer Leverkusen have reached an agreement for the transfer of Leon Bailey subject to the player completing a medical and finalising personal terms," Villa said in a statement.

Villa start their Premier League season at Watford on August 14.

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Oladimeji Balogun
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Oladimeji Balogun is a graduate of the University of Ilorin where he studied Microbiology, he is a w...

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4 Chelsea 38 67
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