Aston Villa confirms the transfer of Real Betis’ Alex Moreno

Aston Villa confirms the transfer of Real Betis' Alex Moreno.

Alex Moreno’s transfer from Real Betis to Aston Villa is contingent on international clearance and a successful visa application.

Allfootballleague stated lately that Aston Villa was close to reaching a deal with the Spanish club for a little over £10 million after pursuing Moreno instead of Benfica left-back Alex Grimaldo.

The West Midlands club revealed on Wednesday that the 29-year-transfer old’s to Villa Park had been finalized.

The manager of Aston Villa, Unai Emery, stated: “Alex is a talented player who can contribute to our team. Over the last several seasons, he has been one of the best left-backs in La Liga, and we are thrilled to have him on board.”

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Following Nottingham Forest’s elevation to the Premier League in the summer of 2022, there was considerable transfer interest in Moreno from Nottingham Forest.

His presence at Villa might force the club to recall Ludwig Augustinsson from his loan at Sevilla. The Sweden international has only played five matches in England since his arrival.

Moreno is anticipated to fight with Lucas Digne for the starting left-back position in Unai Emery’s team.