Aston Villa submit bid for Tom Heaton

Tom Heaton
Tom Heaton

Aston Villa are interested in signing Tom Heaton from Burnley this summer.

According to The Sun, the highly experienced shot-stopper is up for grabs and Villa have sent out an offer for him.

Apparently, the bid is in the region of £7m.

It will be interesting to see if Burnley accept the offer for the 33-year-old. Joe Hart and Nick Pope are ahead of him in the pecking order and the Clarets should look to cash in on him now.

Heaton will be a free agent next summer and Dyche will not want to lose him on a free transfer.

Aston Villa could do with an experienced shot-stopper and Heaton would be perfect. He could be the ideal mentor for young Jed Steer as well.

Heaton has a lot of experience in the Premier League and he will be a solid addition to Dean Smith’s side for a reasonable price.

Aston Villa have been linked with the likes of Neil Etheridge and Jack Butland this summer but they are far too costly.

The newly-promoted side need to invest in other areas of their squad as well and Heaton would make sense financially.

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