Aston Villa chief executive says club will not be forced to sell top players

27 November 2019

Purslow
Photo: Getty Images Chief executive Christian Purslow (pictured) also said that, like any club in the Premier League, Villa would not hesitate to rid themselves of players whose value to the Birmingham club did not extend to the pitch.

"We're a club these days that doesn't have to worry about selling our assets to survive," Villa's CEO, Christian Purslow, told talkSPORT.

This is a significant indication that, following major investment from the club's owners in recent times, Villa are now in a much healthier situation than they were just 12 months ago when they came close to bankruptcy.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Aston Villa's fans will not have to worry about the club making a quick buck on players such as John McGinn and Jack Grealish, according to the club's chief executive, who has made it clear that Villa are no longer a selling club. 

"I'm absolutely proud to say these boys love playing for Aston Villa and we're a club these days that doesn't have to worry about selling our assets to survive," the club's chief executive, Christian Purslow, told talkSPORT. 

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