Aston Villa, it’s done for Maatsen: medical tests ok, he will sign a contract until 2030

Aston Villa continues to work ahead of next season, in which they will also have to play in the Champions League. The English club, according to what was reported by Sky Sports DEhas reached an agreement with Chelsea for Ian Maatsen. The deal is now finalized: the player will move to Birmingham, with i Villans who will pay over 40 million for the permanent transfer.

Maatsen, who played for Borussia Dortmund last season, will sign a six-year contract. The left winger, under contract with Chelsea until 2025, had a clause of 47 million but the German club does not have the financial resources to pay it; thus, the Londoners closed the deal with their rivals in the Premier League, bringing one of the revelations of last year’s Champions League to Emery’s court.

The 2002-born player, who grew up in the youth teams of Sparta Rotterdam and Feyenoord and arrived in England in 2018, is currently playing with the Netherlands at Euro 2024. The official announcement should only arrive at the end of the competition, in the meantime the player has already undergone medical examinations in the retreat of Orange.