Newly promoted Premier League team Aston Villa are on the verge of making a big bid for Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland according to the latest reports emanating from the media in the United Kingdom.
Jack Butland has been attracting the interest of several clubs this summer including Aston Villa who secured promotion to the top flight of English football via the playoffs.
Aston Villa secured a return to the Premier League after two years in the English Championship following their 2-1 win over Derby County in the Championship Playoff final.
The specific publication from The Sun revealed that Aaron Villa will make a £20m bid for Jack Butland.
The England international was previously linked with the biggest clubs on the Premier League scene like Arsenal and Liverpool only for them to look elsewhere for a new goalkeeper.
Liverpool signed Brazilian international goalkeeper Alisson Becker from AS Roma last summer while the Gunners signed Bernd Leno.
Jack Butland is presently attracting the interest of clubs like Bournemouth and Crystal Palace apart from Aston Villa.
The aforementioned publication revealed that the Midlands club have a lot of cash to spend thanks to owners Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens.
Aston Villa manager Dean Smith wants a quality goalkeeper and Jack Butland is his top target for the position.