Aston Villa lining up £20m bid for RB Salzburg sensation

RB Salzburg midfielder Oscar Gloukh
RB Salzburg midfielder Oscar Gloukh. Photo by Shutterstock.

Aston Villa are set to launch a £20 million bid for RB Salzburg midfield sensation Oscar Gloukh.

Beside Aston Villa, the youngster has also been linked with the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool, Newcastle United and Barcelona, according to journalist Ekrem Konur.

The 19-year-old Israeli midfielder, who transitioned to Salzburg from Maccabi Tel Aviv in January 2023, has swiftly risen as one of Europe’s most sought-after talents.

Gloukh’s remarkable performances have yielded four goals and four assists this season, earning him the distinction of the youngest Israeli to score in the Champions League.

His rapid ascension has also seen him become a key figure for Israel’s national team, contributing three goals in just 11 appearances.