Manchester City youngster Lukas Nmecha is in the Aston Villa directors box tonight, according to journalist Alan Nixon.

Manchester City youngster Lukas Nmecha is in the Aston Villa directors box tonight, does this mean Leeds United and Swansea City have missed out on the young talent?

Alan Nixon tweeted: “Lukas Nmecha. In the Villa side of the directors box tonight. The plot thickens.” And he also tweeted: “Loan lads like Nmecha are wanted by many. No harm taking their time to decide. And worth the wait. Very good prospect.”

Leeds United and Swansea City have been battling it out for the signature of Lukas Nmecha, but it seems like Aston Villa have swooped in on the exciting young product.

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Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa has already used his link with Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola with the loan signing of England U21’s international Jack Harrison on a season-long loan deal.

Leeds have already loss out on transfer targets this summer such as Abel Hernandez to CSKA Moscow. Also Matej Vydra who is on the verge of signing for Premiership side Burnley. The Clarets are close to concluding a deal for Vydra, as Sean Dyche looks to add to his strike force of Sam Vokes, Ashley Barnes, Chris Wood, Jonathan Walters and Nahki Wells.

Vydra’s capture would have been a massive coup signing for Leeds United, he has proven that he is a striker more than capable of hitting the back of the net in the Championship. Last campaign, he made 40 appearances for Derby County, and Vydra impressively scored 21 goals and notched four assists.

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