Aston Villa are set to sign Nottingham Forest star Matty Cash after agreeing £16m fee as Dean Smith’s side win the race for the right-back amid interest from Fulham and Sheffield United
- Aston Villa have agreed a £16m fee with Nottingham Forest to sign Matty Cash
- The right-back has been interesting a host of Premier League sides this summer
- Forest rejected a host of Villa bids but there has been a breakthrough in talks
Aston Villa have agreed a £16m deal with Nottingham Forest for right-back Matty Cash.
Villa have made a breakthrough in their attempts to land Cash after seeing a number of previous bids rejected.
A Villa offer made up of an initial £14m fee with a further £2m in add-ons has now been accepted by Nottingham Forest.
Aston Villa are poised to sign Nottingham Forest full back Matty Cash after agreeing £16m fee
The 23 year-old has been the subject of significant Premier League interest with Sheffield United, Fulham and Southampton all among his admirers but Cash is now a step closer to becoming Villa’s first major summer signing.
Cash emerged from Forest’s academy and made his first team debut in August 2016 following a loan spell at Dagenham & Redbridge the previous season.
He has made 141 appearances for the club, scoring 13 goals.
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