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Aston Villa fans react to potential Rafael Leao swoop

According to a report published on Thursday morning by L’Equipe, via Get French Football News, Aston Villa have ‘potentially’ made a bid for Lille attacker Rafael Leao.

The report claims that Valencia, Everton and Napoli have all made moves for the 20-year-old in this summer’s transfer window.

However, it has also been claimed that there is interest from Villa, although it is unclear whether a bid has actually arrived from Dean Smith’s team.

Just 20 years of age, Leao joined Lille on a free transfer last year and managed to score eight goals in 24 Ligue 1 appearances during the 2018-19 campaign.

The youngster has a contract in France until June 2023, although it is being reported that he will be sold on for a huge profit ahead of the new season.

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The Villa fans have caught wind of the situation on social media, and many have been offering their views on a potential swoop for Leao.

Understandably some fans are sceptical that their club can pull off a surprising coup, but others allowed themselves to get excited over the report.

Here’s what they had to say in response to the report:

Article title: Aston Villa fans react to potential Rafael Leao swoop

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