RMC report that Angers have rejected a €10m proposal from Aston Villa for 24-year-old French midfielder Baptiste Santamaria.
The newly promoted to the Premier League side have moved concretely in recent hours; the bid included bonuses.
They had offered him a salary that is four times better that what he is currently on and had even been counting on him to be available for the 1st match of the season on 11th August.
Le SCO however wanted more, as a result, Villa moved to sign Club Brugge’s Marvelous Nakamba instead. Despite this deal collapsing, Santamaria would still like to depart if possible.