Villa to bring in striker Helenius

Aston Villa are looking to make their second signing of the summer with striker Nicklas Helenius from Aalborg BK.

News of the imminent arrival of the giant 6ft 5" striker comes days after announcing this signing of attacking midfielder Alexsandar Tonev from Polish outfit Lech Poznan.

Helenius finished as the 2nd top goalscorer in the Danish Superliga last season scoring 16 goals and recently made his International debut for the senior Denmark team after representing them at u21 level.

The forward will fly over to England during the coming week to undergo a medical at Villa Park and finalise personal terms with the club.

In a statement on the Aston Villa official website:

'Aston Villa can confirm that the club are in negotiations with Aalborg BK for the transfer of Danish forward Nicklas Helenius.

'The club expects to conclude the deal, subject to a medical and personal terms in the next ten days.' 


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