Report: Aston Villa will be without the 23-year-old Manchester United player

Unai Emerys Aston Villa will miss the signing of Matej Kovar from Erik ten Hags Manchester United, according to reports.

Earlier this month there was speculation that Aston Villa were looking to sign Matej Kovar from Premier League rivals Manchester United in the summer transfer window.

The Daily Mail reported this month that Villa is looking for cover in the goalkeeping position and wants to sign Kovar.

Idnes in Kovar’s native Czech Republic last claimed Month that Villa wants to sign the 23-year-old.

Emiliano Martinez is currently Villa’s first-choice goalkeeper.

The former Arsenal player, who won the World Cup in Qatar with Argentina in 2022, is one of the Premier League’s best goalkeepers.

Matej Kovar
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Villa manager Unai Emery also features goalkeeper Robin Olsen.

Olsen, a Sweden international, is now 33.

Martinez is 30 and has also been linked with a move from Villa in the summer transfer window.

Aston Villa are without Manchester United goalkeeper Matej Kovar

We are not surprised that Villa is interested in Kovar.

Kovar has yet to make an impact in United’s first-team but has done well on his loan spells away from Old Trafford.

The youngster has been on loan at Swindon Town, Burton Albion and Sparta Prague in recent seasons.

Kovar would be a good signing for Villa and could develop under Emery and learn from Martinez.

However, it seems that the youngster is on his way to Bayer Leverkusen.

Accordingly 90 minsKovar will undergo a medical at Bayer and then complete his move to the Bundesliga club.

Reportedly, German side United will pay £7.8million in transfer fees for the goalkeeper.

According to the report, there will be a buyback clause for the Red Devils.

Villa will have to do without Kovar.

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Emma Bowman

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