No Villa move for Frey

Frey, 30, has been rumoured to be the subject of a bid from the Premier League side as Brad Friedel is nearing retirement.

One of Frey’s representatives Giovanni Branchini told Dahlia TV: “It is usually media speculation. Someone invents something and it is reported somewhere else, almost becoming truth.

“Neither Fiorentina nor I have been contacted by Aston Villa. Sebastian has repeatedly stated that he is happy with Fiorentina.

“In every marriage there is some discussion, then there is clarification and you go along.”