Transfer latest: Aston Villa land left-back Moreno, Leeds close on Rutter | Transfer window

Aston Villa have sealed an agreement to sign the left-back Álex Moreno from Real Betis for €14m (£12.4m). The 29-year-old will, subject to a medical, fill one of the key positions in which Unai Emery wants to strengthen.

Moreno, who has started 15 of his club’s 16 La Liga games this season, joined Betis from Rayo Vallecano in 2019.

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Leeds United are closing in on a deal to buy the centre-forward Georginio Rutter from Hoffenheim for more than €30m (£26.5m). The 20-year-old has agreed terms and finals details are being discussed between the clubs.

The France Under-21 international has scored twice in the Bundesliga this season and 11 times in 64 appearances for Hoffenheim since joining from Rennes.

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