Aston Villa's pursuit of Emile Smith Rowe looks set to end in failure with the Arsenal midfielder reportedly on the verge of agreeing a new five-year deal in north London. The 20-year-old was given a run in the first-team by Mikel Arteta midway through last season and made an impressive impact, finishing the season alongside Bukayo Saka as one of Arsenal's best players in a disappointing campaign for the club.
Bayern Munich did some nice things in the first half and some some good ideas. Precision was lacking, though. The veterans making their first appearance all looked pretty rusty.
Aston Villa announced on Saturday they had agreed a deal with Bayer Leverkusen for Leon Bailey as England's Jack Grealish has reportedly been the subject of an offer from Manchester City....