BBC journalist: Premier League player heads to Aston Villa for medical
By Amir Mir
Mile Jedinak will complete a £4million move to Aston Villa once his medical and registrations issues are finalised, according to a reliable journalist.
BBC Midlands reporter Pat Murphy revealed on his personal Twitter account that the midfielder was undergoing a medical on Monday ahead of a switch from Crystal Palace.
Australian Jedinak is sorting what Murphy termed “complex Visa issues” but the transfer is set to be completed by Tuesday.
Jedinak to @AVFCOfficial for £4m depending on today's medical & sorting out complex visa issues (an Aussie!). Hopefully all sorted tomorrow.
— Pat Murphy (@patmurphybbc) August 15, 2016
Villa owner Tony Xia revealed on his personal Twitter account on Monday morning that the club will announce a new signing after the Huddersfield game on Tuesday evening.
Jedinak, 32, is set to drop down from the Premier League to the Championship after five successful years with Palace.
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Jedinak moved to the London club in 2011 and has become a firm fans’ favourite for his committed displays in midfield.
Former Palace manager Dougie Freedman installed him as captain, and he helped guide the club back to the Premier League under Ian Holloway in 2012-13 when was named the club’s player of the season.
In other Aston Villa transfer news, the club have agreed terms with this £14.5 million midfielder.