Aston Villa will have to pay £30m if they want to sign Bristol City defender Adam Webster this summer.

The club will have to break their transfer record for the second time this year in order to prise Webster away from the Championship.

According to The Bristol Post, Webster’s price tag has been set at £30m, as they look to keep hold of their star defender.

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The report claims that Bristol City are confident that they will be able to retain the services of Webster for another season, amid interest from Watford, Burnley, Newcastle, Everton, Southampton and Aston Villa. 

Webster was superb in the Championship for Bristol City last season and it comes as no surprise to see a host of clubs being interested in the Englishman. 

Villa are on the lookout for central defenders after Tyrone Mings and Axel Tuanzebe returned to their parent clubs following their loan spells at the club last season. 

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