- Chelsea are still interested in signing injured Aston Villa striker Jhon Duran
- It comes as Fulham are also continuing negotiations to sign Armando Broja
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Mail Sport reported earlier this January that Unai Emery‘s side were open to offers for the 20-year-old centre-forward if the club secures a replacement, with Villa having had a third offer of £7.5million for Middlesbrough forward Morgan Rogers turned down.
Villa have also expressed an interest in Norwich City’s Jonathan Rowe, with Unai Emery stating that he was hopeful they could could get some deals over the line before Wednesday’s deadline.
‘The club is working hard so some players can leave, then if we can we can add potentially,’ the Spaniard said in a press-conference ahead of Villa’s game against Newcastle.
Both West Ham and Chelsea have expressed an interest in signing Duran, with Villa previously rejecting a loan-to-buy offer from David Moyes’ side for the centre-forward.
Chelsea are still interested in signing Aston Villa striker Jhon Duran despite the 20=year-old suffering a hamstring injury
Unai Emery confirmed the injury ahead of Villa’s game against Chelsea on Friday, and Mail Sport understands that Duran could be out of action for around 10 weeks
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The Colombian joined Villa last January from Chicago Fire in an £18m deal, but since then he has struggled to assert himself as a regular starter in Emery’s side.
This season, he has made 23 appearances starting in just seven of those matches, while returning four goals.
While Mauricio Pochettino’s side maintain an interest in the forward, his hopes of securing a move away from Villa were dealt a blow last week after Emery revealed, ahead of their goalless FA Cup clash against Chelsea. that Duran had suffered a hamstring injury that could keep him out of action for an extended period.
Fulham, meanwhile, are continuing…