Jamaican winger Leon Bailey officially transferred from Germany’s Bayer Leverkusen to Aston Villa for four years on Wednesday, for a figure estimated by English newspapers in 31 million pounds (41 million dollars).
According to the media locals, Bailey’s move to Villa Park is part of a preemptive move for Al Hawl to replace his winger Jack Grealish, who is expected to move to English Premier League champion Manchester City.
According to rumors, the City had made an offer record 117 million euros for the services of the 25-year-old captain of the Villa.
Aston Villa manager Dean Smith praised Bailly saying: “Lyon are an interesting young forward with great speed and vision.”
He continued: “He achieved success during his time at Bayer Leverkusen and we can’t wait to see him show off his skills and talent with Aston Villa. in Premier League “.
For his part, Bailey said: “For me, Aston Villa has a great history and I think switching to them is a good step in my career. I’m looking forward to starting my career with him.”
“I think it’s time to move to the Premier League, where I’ve always wanted to play. I hope to do my best in a successful season in Premier League “.
Bailly has scored 39 goals in his four years with Leverkusen and played several games with him in Champions League and Europa League (Europa League).
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