Aston Villa defender Tommy Elphick in advanced negotiations with Goztepe

Aston Villa defender Tommy Elphick has emerged as a surprise target for Goztepe in the summer transfer window.

According to the football transfer rumours in Turkish Media (Turkish Football), Aston Villa defender Tommy Elphick is in advanced negotiations with Goztepe.

The England international has joined Aston Villa from Bournemouth for a fee in the region of 4.1 million euros in July 2016. The 30-year-old has a valid contract with Aston Villa until June 2019.

Tommy Elphick has played 27 times for Aston Villa since signing from Bournemouth.

Tamer Tuna is keen to secure at least one more signing this summer, and Tommy Elphick could very well be a man under consideration.

 

Tommy Elphick
Tommy Elphick

 

The report claims that Goztepe manager has extensively scouted Tommy Elphick and is considering a move for the defender.

The England international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of defensive player Tamer Tuna wants to target in the summer transfer window.

Goztepe are in the market for just a handful of statement signings this summer who can improve the first-team.

 

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The England international will definitely be a good addition to the Goztepe side.

According to the report in Turkish Media, Goztepe have made an offer for Aston Villa defender Tommy Elphick. Negotiations are ongoing however, but Goztepe are running out of time as the summer transfer window shuts on today.

 

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