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Aston Villa Eye January Loan Move For Iheanacho

Aston Villa are reportedly considering a loan deal for Nigeria forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, in the January transfer window.

Villa are said to be desperately in need of options in attack as back up for first choice striker, Wesley Moraes, with both Jonathan Kodjia and Keinan Davis currently injured.

According to reports in England, the West Midlands are, however, not expected to be busy in January, after their huge spending in the summer following their promotion from the Championship.

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The Birmingham Mail reports that coach of the side, Dean Smith, is looking at a loan deal for Iheanacho, if he becomes available next month.

The 23-year-old former Golden Eaglet star dominated the headlines over the weekend with his man-of-the-match display against Everton.

He provided an assist for Jamie Vardy, and scored a late beautiful late winner in his first Premier League appearance of the season for Leicester City.

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The former Manchester City forward has netted 13 goals in 66 games for the Foxes since his move away from the Citizens in 2017. He has come from the bench in most of his game time at the club.

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