Realistically, perhaps even after winning a Scottish league title, that is as big an offer as is going to come. And it is a big offer. Even with the sale of Jack Grealish for £100m in the summer, Villa’s net spend over the past four years is just under £250m.
The top three in the Premier League all won on Wednesday evening as Chelsea, Man City and Liverpool all battle it out for the title.
Bernardo Silva’s exquisite volley inspired Manchester City to a battling 2-1 win at Aston Villa. The forward’s brilliant strike proved the difference as City were made to fight for a fourth...