Newly promoted Premier League outfit Aston Villa have joined the race to sign highly rated Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez according to the latest reports coming out of the British media.
Maxi Gomez was in superb form for Celta Vigo during the just concluded Spanish La Liga season and it’s not surprising that several clubs are on the trail of the player rated at around £35m.
Experienced Champions League campaigners like Barcelona and Liverpool have been linked with Maxi Gomez.
Aston Villa are the latest club to be linked with the Uruguayan international player according to a specific publication from the stables of the Birmingham Mail.
The Midlands club gained promotion to the Premier League at the end of last month after their play-off final win over Derby County.
Aston Villa striker Tammy Abraham scored 26 goals for the club to finish as the topscorer but he could go back to his parent club Chelsea having joined on a season-long loan deal last summer.
The uncertainty over the status or Tammy Abraham at Aston Villa has prompted the search for a new striker with Maxi Gomez listed as one of the targets.
Maxi Gomez scored 14 goals for Celta Vigo during the just concluded Spanish La Liga season as they escaped relegation by just four points.