- Jacob Ramsey has been targeted by a handful of clubs in the January window
- However, the Aston Villa midfielder is likely to stay put until at least the summer
- Jacob Ramsey WON’T leave Aston Villa this window… but which club has their eye on the midfielder? It’s All Kicking Off Transfer Week podcast
Jacob Ramsey is likely to stay at Aston Villa this month despite the midfielder being linked with a handful of top clubs in this window.
Ramsey has emerged as one of the club’s brightest talents recently – though a foot injury has kept him out for a huge chunk of a remarkable season that has seen Villa shoot up the table under boss Unai Emery and challenge for the top four.
Ramsey is said to be catching the attention of clubs in both England and Europe – with recent reports from the Athletic claiming Tottenham Hotspur and Bayern Munich have ‘made their admiration clear’.
However, Ramsey is now increasingly likely to stay put at Villa Park in the January transfer window, as revealed on Tuesday’s It’s All Kicking Off – Transfer Week podcast.
Jacob Ramsey is set to stay at Aston Villa despite interest from Bayern Munich and Newcastle
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Villa value Ramsey at £50m and selling the academy graduate would give them room to comply with the Premier League’s Profit and Sustainability regulations.
However, when asked about the player’s future this week, Emery insisted he wanted him to remain at the club.
‘Jacob Ramsey is a very important player,’ he said.
‘He grew up here in the academy. His progression is clear and getting better. I want to keep him here with us.
‘Teams maybe involved in the possibility to sign him, because he has big potential with Aston Villa and England, 100 per cent.’
Villa boss Unai Emery declared Ramsey an ‘important player’ and said he wants him to stay put
Ramsey has made a total of 14 appearances for Villa this season – though he hasn’t played for the club since a 1-0 win over Middlesbrough in the FA Cup, in…