Aston Villa are preparing to move for on-loan Crystal Palace striker Alexander Sörloth, with a €15m move being touted by one report.
The Norwegian has impressed on
His form, having endured a miserable time at Palace, has come as somewhat of a surprise, attracting the attention of many clubs across Europe.
Sörloth is thought to be surplus to requirements at Palace - Roy Hodgson deeming him unsuitable despite the Eagles' woes in front of goal - and Turkish publication Aksam claim that Villa are now interested in striking a deal.
The Villans sent scouts to watch Trabzonspor's clash with Fenerbahce recently, initially keeping an eye out for striker Vedat Muriqi, but leaving with Sorloth firmly in their sights.
Trabzonspor can sign Sörloth at the end of his loan for approximately
The signing of Genk striker Mbwana Samatta has provided some respite up front for Villa, and the Tanzanian is already off the mark after netting in the recent defeat against fellow strugglers Bournemouth. But if Villa do survive, they'll likely need to make some changes - and if Sörloth can continue impressing for Trabzonspor, he may get another crack at the Premier League.