It was a lively and interesting weekend for fans of Aston Villa, as I wasn’t alone in believing that Norwich City wouldn’t entertain selling key star Emiliano Buendia this summer, but I was wrong and journalists quickly got wind that we had joined Arsenal in the hunt for the Argentine playmaker.
Fast forward to Saturday and it seemed we were clearly in pole position for the 24-year-old, and it seemed like it was only a matter of time before we would get confirmation – the transfer window officially opens on Wednesday I believe.
Aston Villa and Norwich City have reached an agreement for the transfer of Emiliano Buendía.
— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) June 7, 2021
We didn’t even have to wait that long though, as earlier this morning Aston Villa went into print on the deal and confirmed that Emi2 would undertake his medical and ‘complete the transfer’ following Argentina’s World Cup qualifying clash with Colombia on Tuesday evening.
Vital Villa’s Emi Buendia Forum Thread
I don’t imagine there will be any complications here and the meltdown from Arsenal fans will undoubtedly continue, but welcome to Villa Park Emi and congratulations to the club for moving this swiftly to secure what should be a massive transfer for us as we focus on even more improvement next season.
It seems Dean Smith wasn’t wrong when he said our targets this summer would ‘excite the fans’ – Click Here.
— Callum (@Callum0715) June 7, 2021
— Ben (@utvben) June 7, 2021
— Jack (@JackWillis151) June 7, 2021
— Josh (@JPAvfc_) June 7, 2021
FINALLYYYYYY BUENDIAAAAA 🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩
— Leo Jones (@LEJ_23_) June 7, 2021
He’s in Argentina, they can’t exactly get a pic of him wearing a kit 😂
— Matt (@MattAVFC_) June 7, 2021
IT’S OFFICIALLLLLLLLLLLLL pic.twitter.com/v0BSYI6n80
— Whit (@_Whittall) June 7, 2021
Did it for you, just use this pic.twitter.com/L431O2GUDh
— Jamie | VillaVantage (@villavantage) June 7, 2021
I'm Not Convinced He's Worth That Fee