Unai Emery has made an important decision for the astonville for the next season when choosing the replacement of Emiliano Martinez in goal. The club are reportedly considering the possibility of signing the goalkeeper. Jose Sahailing from their Premier League rival Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Without a doubt, there are very few who can match the comprehensive skills of Emi Martínez. He is not only an elite goalkeeper, but he also has an impressive penalty-save record, he dominates his box with confidence and authority, and his ability to distribute the ball is among the best in the Premier League.
Unai Emery chooses Dibu Martínez’s replacement at Aston Villa
With the likes of Manchester United, Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Tottenham Hotspur, among others, looking for a new first-choice goalkeeper this summer, Aston Villa are understandably preparing for the worst possible scenario. Especially since Martinez’s agent, Gustavo Goni, has admitted that his client dreams of playing in the Champions League, something he is still far from achieving for Aston Villa, despite a remarkable resurgence under Unai Emery. .
According to reports from Tuttomercatoweb, if Martinez leaves, Aston Villa could look for a closer replacement. Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Jose Sa is rumored to be high on Villa’s wish list. It is estimated that his signing would require a fee of 17 million pounds to bring the Portuguese international to Villa Park.
Although Sa enjoyed great success during his debut season at Wolverhampton Wanderers, his performance in the 2022/23 season has been mixed. He has made some mistakes in his game, which has led Wolves manager Julen Lopetegui to give Daniel Bentley chances in recent weeks.
Aston Villa will have to carefully assess their options and decide if José Sa is the right goalkeeper to fill the void that Martínez could leave in the team. Emery and his coaching staff will no doubt be looking for a reliable and talented goalkeeper to maintain the defensive solidity they have achieved last season.