Aston Villa fans are interested in loan move for Chelsea’s Ethan Ampadu

Aston Villa fans are keen on signing Ethan Ampadu after he was linked with a loan move to the club this summer.

Manager Dean Smith is on the hunt for players he feels can keep Villa in the top-flight next season after their play-off promotion.

The Guardian report that Ampadu is one of the potential arrivals, on a loan basis, should Chelsea determine his development is best served with a move away from the club.

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The 18-year-old prospect hasn’t had much first-team action at Stamford Bridge but did play UEFA Europa League and FA Cup football last season, as well as bringing his Welsh international caps total to eight.

A player with versatility who can play in defence or midfield, he’d be an attractive option for a club like Villa, who will be looking to stretch their transfer resources to their maximum over the next couple of months.

Supporters are certainly interested in seeing the deal be completed, taking to Twitter over the weekend to share their thoughts…