Coventry City manager Mark Robins is clueless about a potential move to Premier League giants Aston Villa for goalkeeper Simon Moore, speaking to Coventry Telegraph.
In this transfer window alone, Aston Villa has collected one of the best left-backs in Europe with a fee of £ 25 million. while also securing the signature of the third most expensive player in game history.
Now, Steven Gerrard’s focus will shift his attention to a slightly less flashy task.
Specifically, finding a substitute goalkeeper willing to sit with Kortney Hause and Carney Chukwuemeka on the bench of Villa Park.
Aston Villa have seen an approach for West Ham veteran Darren Randolph rejected earlier switch to Swedish international Robin Olsen.
Who will be the new Aston Villa goalkeeper?
The ex-Everton player will cut short a disappointing spell at Sheffield United before returning to England’s top flight from Serie A giants Roma (TMW).
Olsen, however, is not the only Championship player to have been reported on Aston Villa’s sights.
Robins didn’t have much to offer when asked about the prospect of 31-year-old Moore making the 20-mile journey from Coventry to Birmingham.
“I didn’t hear anything,” said Robins, who is wearing a Coventry shirt, just five points off the playoffs.
“I heard about it (rumors) because someone read it. But I haven’t heard anything myself.”
Who will Aston Villa eliminate?
Follow Birmingham Mail, Olsen could make his debut as an Aston Villa player at some point this week.
The former Copenhagen player will become the club’s fourth January signing, after Coutinho, Digne and Dundee United star Kerr Smith.
Meanwhile, Anwar El Ghazi has moved to Premier League rivals Everton on loan. And Egypt international Trezeguet can join his teammates to make their way to the exit.
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