The Citizens have moved ahead of Manchester United in the competition to sign the Villa’s captain.
has enjoyed incredible form in the current season as he has scored 6 goals and provided 12 assists in his 22 league matches forAston Villa
. Having established a reputation as one of the best midfielders of the Premier League, The England international has been linked with a summer move away from Villa Park. According to reports fromMail Online
are in the best position to sign the 25-year-old. Aston Villa have previously put a £100m price tag on the player and the Citizens are willing to pay this price for the young star.
are also interested in signing the player, but they are unlikely to have the cash needed to sign him.