Aston Villa in talks with Matt Targett over a new contract

An update concerning Aston Villa and Matt Targett’s future at the club has emerged on Monday.

Matt Targett impressing with Villa

Matt Targett would join Aston Villa from Southampton in the summer of 2019.

The Claret and Blues and are believed to have paid around £14m to bring the defender to Villa Park.

Targett featured 28 times in the league last term as Dean Smith and co. just about staved off relegation.

And, with Villa much improved this season, Targett has once again been a key cog for the Midlands-based outfit.

All told, Targett has featured 30 times in the PL this campaign, starting in every single one of Villa’s games so far.

And along with key players such as Tirone Mings and Emiliano Martinez, Targett has been crucial to Villa tightening up their backline this term.

Aston Villa to reward Matt Targett

His impressive displays even saw word spread that Targett could be handed an England call-up by Gareth Southgate last month.

The defender did not feature for the Three Lions in the end, but he does look set to be rewarded in another way.

Targett’s current deal runs until the summer of 2023. But according to The Athletic, Aston Villa are in talks with Matt Targett over a new contract, with it added that the stopper is in line for a pay rise and extension following a fine run of form.

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