Aston Villa target Nicklas Helenius has urged current club Aalborg not to scupper his move by demanding an over-the-top fee.
Villa officially confirmed it is in negotiations with Aalborg over striker Helenius, expressing hope of concluding a deal by the end of next week.
The 22-year-old, who has been capped twice by
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"We had a long debate, but we've not quite agreed," said Gaarde, speaking to Nordjskye.
"However, we are close, so we have given Nicklas permission to travel to
Addressing the talks between the two clubs, Helenius said: "I hope AaB will show enough co-operation and not demand too much money for me.
"The market is not ready for big transfers at the moment.
"I have already secured the club a lot of money through my goals, and I am on my first professional contract, so I am not making an awful lot of money."
"Aston Villa is a very exciting club known to use young players," added Helenius.
"I therefore think the club will be taking me to England and letting me play. I do not want to come to
If a deal can be ironed out, Helenius would become Lambert's second acquisition this northern summer after the recent capture of
Lambert is also understood to be closing in on a move for another