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Olise Transfer Race Heats Up: Villa Believe They Can Snatch Winger

Champions League Football and Starting Role Key to Olise’s Next Move

Crystal Palace’s Michael Olise reportedly prioritizes regular playing time and Champions League football in his next club. 

This puts Premier League leaders Arsenal in a tough spot, as established stars like Bukayo Saka and Martin Odegaard occupy similar positions.

Manchester United’s Europa League (or lack of European football) likely eliminates them from contention, further bolstered by their ongoing managerial uncertainty.

Aston Villa, however, sees an opportunity. With Unai Emery’s recent contract extension offering stability, Villa believe they can convince Olise to join their Champions League project.

Sporting director Monchi sees Olise as the perfect natural wide attacker for their ambitions. Data analysis suggests Olise has the potential to quickly become a key player, potentially challenging Leon Bailey for playing time.

Olise’s performances, like those against Manchester United, have attracted attention, and regular Champions League football at Villa could be the ideal platform to further his career and potentially earn a senior France call-up.