Thursday March 6 2014
Villa eye Genoa's Konate

Young Genoa striker Moussa Konate has reportedly caught the eye of Aston Villa.

The 20-year-old Senegalese centre-forward is currently on loan from FK Krasnodar, but Genoa have a buy-out option they can activate by the end of the season.

He has scored one goal in 16 Serie A games, though has only recently broken into the starting XI under Gian Piero Gasperini.

According to TalkSport, Aston Villa have already sent scouts to view Konate three times and are preparing a contract offer.

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