Leon Bailey: Aston Villa sign Jamaica winger from Bayer Leverkusen

Last update on. From the section Aston Villa Bailey, a 2017 Genk Belgian citizen, joined Bayer Leverkusen. Aston Villa has signed Leon Bailey, a Bayer Leverkusen winger, to a contract that will run until 2025. Leverkusen's 23-year old Jamaican international has scored 28 goals in his 119 Bundesliga appearances. Dean Smith, Villa boss, said that Leon is an exciting young striker who has great creativity and pace. "We look forward to seeing him demonstrate his talents for Aston Villa during the Premier League." After Emiliano Buendia's arrival from Norwich City, and Ashley Young from Inter Milan, Bailey is Villa's third summer signing. Manchester City's Villa captain Jack Grealish remains a 100m target. All the latest news about football transfers can be found on this dedicated page.