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Aston Villa have announced the signing of Emi Buendia from Norwich on a five-year contract for a club-record fee.
Villa landed their top target after beating competition from the likes of Arsenal, who are still looking for a midfielder.
A club statement read: “Emiliano has just completed an outstanding season in a championship-winning Norwich side with 31 combined goals and assists and was named player of the season across the league.
“He is equally capable as a wide attacker or as a number 10 and is a great addition to our attacking options.
“We are delighted to have made such an exciting signing so early in the summer and look forward to Emi joining up with us for a full pre-season”.
Meanwhile, David Beckham’s MLS side Inter Miami are very confident about landing Barcelona legend Lionel Messi in the summer.
SunSport understands Manchester United great Beckham’s team can seriously see Messi coming to south Florida in two years’ time after talks with the Barca superstar.
The Argentina international is set to sign a new 10-year multi-role deal at the Nou Camp and will stay in LaLiga for two more seasons before moving to the US.
With Miami an attractive proposition, the 33-year-old fancies seeing out the rest of his playing days in the States before returning to Barcelona to take on an ambassadorial role.
And United star Harry Maguire has returned to England training on the eve of Euro 2020 and has given the Three Lions a major boost before their tournament opener.
Maguire linked up with the rest of the squad for practice as he continues his recovery from an ankle ligament injury.
The centre-back missed United’s Europa League Final loss to Villarreal due to his ongoing knock.
However, the 28-year-old defender has handed Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate a significant injury boost ahead of Sunday’s opener with Croatia.
And finally, the 2021-2022 Premier League fixtures list will be announced in full on Wednesday, June 16 at 9am.
Manchester City will look to retain their crown after a successful season for Pep Guardiola’s men.
United will be looking to exceed this past season’s finish as they made it to second place.
Chelsea won the Champions League and will use it as a stepping stone to climb back to the top.
Liverpool also proved they can’t be counted out after a late comeback that saw them finishing in the top four