Aston Villa Transfer News: Cheeky Bid For Rival Defender

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Aston Villa have made a £1 million bid for West Brom defender Joleon Lescott, according to the Daily Mail.

The Birmingham club could be left needing some defensive reinforcements following the departure of Ron Vlaar and recent interest in Nathan Baker from relegated Burnley.

With injury problems ruling Jores Okore out until September Sherwood may feel further options are needed ahead of Villa’s first game of the season.

Lescott has been targeted before by

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