Arriving as a fireman in place of Steven Gerrard to save the Villans, Unai Emery wants to bring in a promising young player he knows well. According to information gathered by L’Attaquant.com, Nicolas Jackson is on the verge of signing with the club.
Unai Emery, the new manager of Aston Villa, was promised at the time of his signing that he would have a huge envelope to strengthen his team during the next Premier League signing. Therefore, the English media indicate that the Spanish technician would like to hire Nicolas Jackson and this, from the next transfer window. The Villarreal striker has a release clause of €30m, and the talented Senegal striker could make an immediate impact if the English club can agree a deal next month.
In 13 La Liga matches this season, the Villarreal star has scored two goals and provided two assists. In the World Cup and Lion of Terangathe young player did not have the opportunity to shine.
Who is Nicholas Jackson?
Nicolas Jackson trained at local club Casa Sports before heading to Spain to join Villarreal CF in the summer of 2019, where he joined the club’s reserve team. On October 5, 2020, Jackson was loaned for one season to CD Mirandés2. He made his professional debut with this club on October 18, against RCD Mallorca, in the league. He enters the game and both teams lose. On November 28, 2020, Jackson scored his first professional goal, in a league match against CD Castellón. The catcher, opens the scoring page but his team is finally tied in the score (final score 1-1). Nicolas Jackson is returning to Villarreal CF in the summer of 2021, after his loan at CD Mirandés. He makes his debut for Villarreal on October 3, 2021, in a league match against Betis Sevilla. He came in for Arnaut Danjuma and his team won by two goals to none that day. Jackson manages to convince his coach, Unai Emery, especially during the 2022 summer preparatory matches, where the young Senegalese striker shows himself to his advantage with a goal and two assists. Emery then sees in him a potential replacement for Boulaye Dia. Jackson was also introduced on the first day of the 2022–2023 La Liga season, August 13, 2022 against promoted Real Valladolid, and he stands out by scoring his first goal for Villarreal to open the scoring. His team won the day by three goals to none.