Aston Villa and Spurs join Newcastle Utd and Man Utd in race for Swedish prospect

Aston Villa manager Unai Emery
Aston Villa manager Unai Emery. Photo by Shutterstock.

Aston Villa and Tottenham are reportedly the latest clubs to show interest in signing FC Copenhagen wonderkid Roony Bardghji. exclusively revealed in January that Newcastle United and Manchester United are keen on signing Bardghji this summer.

Reports have also linked the likes of Barcelona, Juventus, Chelsea, Bayer Leverkusen, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid with the young Swede.

HITC Football now reports that Aston Villa and Tottenham have also joined the race and are pushing hard to “win a £20 million battle” for the teenager.

The 18-year-old sensation, approaching the final year of his contract, has signaled his intention to depart, prompting Copenhagen to consider a sale to avoid a free exit.