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Aston Villa have Boubacar Kamara on their radar

Aston Villa may well swoop for Marseille’s Boubacar Kamara in this summer’s transfer window.

What’s the word?

That’s according to transfer insider Dean Jones, who told GIVEMESPORT that the 22-year-old is “on their radar” –  and despite being rated at £22.5m – will be available on a free transfer in the summer.

Kamara refused to commit to Marseille on a long-term basis, meaning he is now in the final few weeks of his career at the Ligue 1 outfit, with his contract running down quickly.

The No.4 wearing midfielder has reportedly attracted the interest of Borussia Dortmund, AC Milan, Barcelona, Roma, Arsenal, Juventus and Newcastle United, though it is Aston Villa who have allegedly offered the France U21 starlet a “big contract” as they attempt to bring the young midfielder to the Premier League.

Imagine Kamara & Coutinho

Kamara, who has been dubbed a “phenomenon” by former teammate Rolando has had an unbelievable campaign in what is now his fourth full Ligue 1 season, having burst onto the scene in the 2017/18 season.

At just 22-years-old, the starlet possesses a wealth of experience in France’s top division and has achieved stats that indicate he is ready for Premier League football.

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The link-up between Kamara and Coutinho, if Villa can convince the Brazilian to stay, could be a fruitful partnership but not directly through attacking returns.

In a more subtle sense, the balance in midfield that the Marseille star offers would allow Villa to achieve central dominance in both attacking and defensive phases.

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Effectively, Kamara’s ability enables him to act as the metronome in a holding midfield role, which in this Villa side, would allow the young Frenchman to dictate the pace of the game whilst offering stability for forward options like Coutinho who can concentrate more on the attacking side of the game.

His match average of 88.75 touches, with 57 of these coming in the midfield third, demonstrates his composure in building possession-orientated attacks. Whilst his average of 71.59 passes completed underlines his maturity and authority in the central areas of the pitch even further.

Tidy and composed, the engine room operator could generate quite the partnership alongside Coutinho if he also arrives on a permanent basis.

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