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15th Aug, 2016 | 1:23pm

Aston Villa fans react on Twitter after teen reportedly agrees terms of Championship-record move

By Amir Mir

Aston Villa are closing in on the signing of Bologna midfielder Amadou Diawara- and fans were left surprised with Roberto Di Matteo’s latest transfer move.

Italian newspaper Tutto Sport claim that Villa have agreed personal terms with the 19-year-old after tabling a £14.5million bid for his services.

Supporters were full of praise for their manager, who they believe is beginning to mould a top squad for the Championship season.

Despite Diawara’s relative young age, some fans were delighted that they were winning the race for a talented youngster.

However, others did confess that they have not heard of his name before as Villa are prepared to break the Championship transfer record with his reported £14.5 million signing.

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The Midlands club previously signed striker Ross McCormack for £12 million, with midfielder Mile Jedinak set to make a move within the next few days which has left fans beginning to believe again.

Here are the fans reaction on Twitter.

https://twitter.com/DARTHGRUMBLE/status/765103994016522240

https://twitter.com/scruffysausage/status/763355162794684416

https://twitter.com/MartinCoss/status/764946156589817857

Diawara signed for Bologna last summer and went on to make 34 appearances for the club as Roberto Donadoni’s side finished a respectable 14th last season.

The Guinea-born midfielder, who is known for his energetic style, attempted 1626 passes last term making him the youngest player in the top five European leagues to attempt 1000+ passes.

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