MX23RW : Saturday, September 25 09:03:56| >> :120:40205:40205:

Aston Villa want Stoke City keeper Jack Butland as Tom Heaton cover?

Aston Villa want Jack Butland as Tom Heaton cover?
© Reuters
Aston Villa are reportedly weighing up a bid for Stoke City keeper Jack Butland after losing Tom Heaton to injury against Burnley on New Year's Day.

Aston Villa have reportedly stepped up their pursuit of Stoke City keeper Jack Butland after losing Tom Heaton to injury against Burnley on New Year's Day.

Heaton picked up a knee injury during a 2-1 win over Sean Dyche's side and is expected to be out for the rest of the 2019-20 campaign.

Young goalkeeper Matija Sarkic will be recalled from a loan spell at Livingston following Heaton's injury, while Orjan Nyland will be between the sticks for Saturday's FA Cup third-round meeting with Fulham,

According to the Daily Mail, Butland has emerged on Villa's radar as the Midlands side looks to secure cover for Heaton in this month's transfer window.

Stoke, who are struggling in the Championship this season, were open to the prospect of selling Butland - one of the club's highest earners - over the summer.

Villa suffered another major injury blow in the form of striker Wesley, with the new signing also set to miss the rest of the campaign with a knee problem.

ID:384860: cacheID:384860:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:2555:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Aston Villa manager Dean Smith celebrates after the match on January 1, 2019
Read Next:
Dean Smith 'baffled' by VAR call in Aston Villa win over Burnley
>

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Premier League
Championship
Scottish Premiership
La Liga
Serie A
Bundesliga
Ligue 1
Eredivisie
Primeira Liga
League One
League Two
National League
National League North
National League South
Scottish Championship
Scottish League One
Scottish League Two
Turkish Super Lig
Belgian Pro League
Swiss Super League
Russian Premier League
Ukrainian Premier League
Norwegian Eliteserien
Swedish Allsvenskan
NIFL Premiership
Belarusian Premier League
Segunda Division
Serie B
2.Bundesliga
Ligue 2
Major League Soccer
Brasileiro
Copa Diego Maradona
Uruguayan Primera Division
Liga MX
J1 League
Premier League 2 - Div 1
International Friendlies
Women's Super League
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Chelsea54101211113
2Liverpool54101211113
3Manchester UnitedMan Utd5410134913
4Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton540174312
5Manchester CityMan City53111111010
6Everton5311107310
7Tottenham HotspurSpurs530236-39
8West Ham UnitedWest Ham522111748
9Brentford52215238
10Aston Villa52128717
11Watford520368-26
12Leicester CityLeicester520358-36
13Arsenal520329-76
14Crystal Palace512258-35
15Southampton504146-24
16Wolverhampton WanderersWolves510425-33
17Leeds UnitedLeeds5032512-73
18Newcastle UnitedNewcastle5023613-72
19Burnley501439-61
20Norwich CityNorwich5005214-120

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!