Aston Villa are close to the signing of AC Milan goalkeeper Pepe Reina on a six-month deal after first choice goalkeeper Tom Heaton suffered a season-ending injury.
The former Liverpool goalkeeper is now 37 years old, and has been plying his trade in the Serie A for the last seven years. However, he game time has been very limited since his move to AC Milan in the summer, due to the fact that Milan possess one of the world's most talented goalkeepers,
A return to the Premier League is now looking extremely likely for him, with Villans manager Dean Smith desperate for a goalkeeper to take the place of the injured Tom Heaton.
According to Sportsmail, a deal for the former Spanish international is now in place for the rest of the season, and they will also have the option of keeping him for one extra year.
Dean Smith spoke about the goalkeeper situation after his side's 1-1 draw in the Carabao Cup against Leicester City. He said: "
Source : 90min