Date: 13th December 2012 at 1:29pm
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The Daily Mail are linking Villa with 23-year-old Icelandic striker Alfred Finnbogason who has 12 goals in 14 games for Heerenveen.

The paper says the Club have a history of buying and developing strikers to sell on at a profit, this player joined them last year for £1million from Belgian side Lokeren.

Wiki: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AlfreĆ°_Finnbogason



They say that Bent will leave in the Jan transfer window and also that we`ve scouted Celta Vigo striker Iago Aspas but think the price is too high.

Sky Sports meanwhile ‘understands` (love that!) that Villa are amongst a few Premiership clubs looking at Millwall`s 23-year-old creative midfielder James Henry

Sky say he is “regarded as one of the most creative midfielders outside of the Premier League and has shown he has an eye for spectacular goals.”

He also has one of the best assist records in the Championship.

Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Henry_(footballer)

January transfer window thread: Click Here

So Far We Have:

IN

Porto defender Abdoulaye Ba (link from a gossip type site so not done an article on the link!)

Brazilian being looked at: Click Here

Burnley striker Charlie Austin: Click Here

29-year-old Ghana midfielder Derek Boateng: Villa Looking At Experience In Jan? Transfer Talk

German goalie Felix Wiedwald: Click Here

Roma`s 17-year-old Serbian starlet Filip JankovicTransfer Speculation Starts To Hot Up

James Chester from Hull: Lambert Talks About January Plans

23-year-old American international Jozy Altidore from AZ Alkmaar: Click Here

France U21 left-back Massadio Haidara: Click Here

Hannover 96 striker Mame Biram Diouf: Click Here

27 year old winger Modou Sougou from FC Cluj: Click Here

23-year-old Saint-Etienne striker Pierre Aubameyang: Click Here

Osasuna`s 6ft 4inch defensive midfielder Raoul Loe: Click Here

21-year-old Maribor striker Robert Beric. See: Click Here

Stewart Downing back as part of a deal for Liverpool to get Bent: Aston Villa Press Transfer Talk Round-Up

Bordeaux midfielder Yoan Gouffran: Click Here

OUT

Darren Bent to QPR or Liverpool: Click Here and again: Bent’s Time Up At Villa?

Darren Bent to Fulham: Bent Shows Top Class + Linked To Fulham

Darren Bent loan to Liverpool: Click Here and again to QPR: QPR’s Arry Ready To Take Bent? Would You Sell Him? And Bent up for sale for £18m: Bent Put Up For Sale?

Shay Given going nowhere: Click Here