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Aston Villa’s Ward-Prowse blow, Ings reaction and Grealish medical

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You cannot take your eyes off Aston Villa in this summer's transfer window.

The ambitious Villains have already wrapped up deals to sign Argentine playmaker Emi Buendia and Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey.

And the club stunned many supporters by confirming the signing of Southampton striker Danny Ings on Wednesday.

It is clear Dean Smith is preparing for life after Jack Grealish, who is set to complete a £100m mega move to Manchester City.

But Villa are not done yet, with plenty of other players linked with moves.

Here, Daily Star Sport takes a look at all the latest transfer news surrounding Villa Park…

Ward-Prowse blow

Villa's pursuit of Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse could have been dealt a blow after Saints boss Ralph Hassenhuttl admitted he is likely to miss the start of the Premier League season.

The Birmingham Mail report Villa are interested in the England international.

Ward-Prowse boasts a remarkable fitness record of playing every minute of the last league two campaigns.

But any transfer may have to be put on the back-burner as he nurses a knee problem.

"We don’t want to take any risks with Ward-Prowse’s knee,” Hasenhuttl said.

“It will take time and I am not so sure that he will make the opener against Everton.

Danny Ings reaction

Villa fans are delighted to Ings to the club after the prolific forward signed a three-year deal at Villa Park.

And the transfer appeared to come completely out of the blue, making it all the more exciting for supporters.

But the deal was that much of a surprise that even some Southampton players weren't aware Ings was about to leave.

“I just found out, I just found out after the game, they have told me,” Saints midfielder Oriel Romeu told Sky Sports after Wednesday's pre-season win over Levante.

“We saw this morning that he wasn’t there and we thought he had something with his back or something."

Grealish has City medical

Jack Grealish underwent a medical on Thursday morning ahead of his imminent move to Manchester City, according to Sky Sports.

Grealish has already said his goodbyes to Villa team-mates ahead of the transfer.

The 25-year-old will become Britain's most expensive player once a £100m transfer is officially completed.

He is set to sign a five-year-deal at City and will earn around £300,000 per-week.

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