Friday media watch [21.06.13 PM]: Midfielder in transfer link
Express and Star: Aston Villa new-boy Antonio Luna today insisted he can be the next Spanish star to crack the Premier League. The left-back has signed a three-year deal for around £1.5m from Sevilla to become the club's fifth summer buy.
Express and Star: Midfielder Brett Holman was today set to spark an Aston Villa clear out after Al Nasr claimed he was ready to move to Dubai. The United Arab Emirates club have said the midfielder was jetting in for a medical to complete a move to the Persian Gulf.
Gulf News: Al Nasr target Brett Holman of Australia is set to land here in the early hours of Saturday and proceed for a medical test straight away. The Aston Villa striker agreed terms with the Dubai club on Thursday and will be their allotted Asian player next season in place of Japan's Takayuki Morimoto.
Best Of The Rest
BBC Sport: Fifa has denied that the Confederations Cup could be cancelled because of the mass protests across Brazil.
Sky Sports: Liverpool are close to finalising a deal for Luis Alberto with the Sevilla forward due on Merseyside for a medical on Friday, Sky sources understand.
BBC Sport: Reading have completed the signing of former Real Madrid midfielder Royston Drenthe for an undisclosed fee.
*The extracts on this page are taken from various newspapers and media outlets. They do not necessarily reflect the views of Aston Villa.
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