Alan Hutton has tipped both Orjan Nyland and Lovre Kalinic to be sold by Aston Villa after the signing of Emiliano Martinez was confirmed.
Speaking exclusively to Football Insider assistant editor Russell Edge, the former Villa and Scotland defender insists that Dean Smith cannot have five senior goalkeepers on his books when the transfer window shuts next month.
Martinez, who sealed his move from Arsenal on Wednesday, joins Nyland, Kalinic, Jed Steer and Tom Heaton as the shot-stopper options currently at Villa Park.
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As revealed by Football Insider, Villa have agreed a deal totalling a potential £20million to sign the 28-year-old.
As a result of the new signing, Hutton believes that Nyland, who started Tuesday’s League Cup win over Burton Albion, and Kalinic, are set for the exit door over the next month.
Asked if he expected Kalinic and Nyland to be sold, Hutton told Football Insider: “You have to, you can’t have five, six goalkeepers in your team that are first-team players.