Watford and Senegal forward Ismaila Sarr’s proposed move to English Premier League side Aston Villa has fallen out. The Senegal international was expected to move to Villa Park after the clubs agreed on a deal worth about £25m.
Aston Villa Ends Ismaila Sarr’s Chase
However, it is understood complications arose over the structure of the move and 24-year-old Sarr’s terms. It is not expected that the deal will be revived, although Aston Villa defender Kortney Hause is still likely to move to Watford on loan.
Ismaila Sarr scored 25 goals in 95 games for Watford after joining them from the French side Rennes in 2019 for a reported £30m. He has 47 caps for his country Senegal and he was part of the team that won the Africa Cup of Nations earlier this year. Meanwhile, Aston Villa forward Bertrand Traore has joined Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehir on loan until the end of the season.
The 26-year-old Burkina Faso international has not figured for the Midlands club in any of their three league games so far this season.