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Aston Villa linked with surprise move for RB Salzburg attacker Oscar Gloukh

Aston Villa

have set their sights on RB Salzburg’s dynamic attacker, Oscar Gloukh, as they prepare for the upcoming summer transfer window.

Gloukh boasts an impressive record at RB Salzburg, having featured in 45 matches, where he showcased his attacking prowess by netting 8 goals and providing 9 assists.

Additionally, on the international stage, the young Israeli talent has made 12 appearances for his country, finding the back of the net thrice, further underlining his potential.

Oscar Gloukh
Oscar Gloukh

With his promising performances catching the eye of scouts, Aston Villa has identified Gloukh as a player of interest, with manager Unai Emery reportedly keen on securing his services. Emery views Gloukh as a viable candidate to potentially fill the void left by Nicolo Zaniolo, currently on loan at Galatasaray.

Notably, Aston Villa faces competition from Arsenal, who also have their sights set on the talented 19-year-old. The race to secure Gloukh’s signature highlights the youngster’s growing reputation within the footballing world.

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Despite Villa’s interest, Gloukh remains under contract with RB Salzburg until 2027, with the Austrian club valuing him at a significant 35 million euros. This hefty price tag underscores Salzburg’s recognition of Gloukh’s potential and their desire to retain him amidst growing interest from top clubs.

Aston Villa
Aston Villa

For Villa, the pursuit of Gloukh represents a strategic move to bolster their attacking options and inject youthful vigor into their squad. Emery’s admiration for the Israeli international signals his belief in Gloukh’s ability to make an immediate impact in the Premier League.

As the summer transfer window approaches, all eyes will be on Gloukh’s future, with Villa and Arsenal poised to engage in a potential bidding war for his services. The outcome of this pursuit will not only shape Villa’s attacking lineup but also provide a glimpse into the bright future ahead for the talented Oscar Gloukh.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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