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Aston Villa ‘start talks with Marseille’ for midfielder Morgan Sanson

Aston Villa ‘enter talks’ for midfielder Morgan Sanson after Marseille boss Andre Villas-Boas confirms interest from Premier League clubs

  • Aston Villa have reportedly moved to sign Marseille midfielder Morgan Sanson
  • The 26-year-old has found the net 23 times in 148 outings for the Ligue 1 outfit
  • Villa are unlikely to sign an influx this month but are said to be keen on Sanson
  • Marseille boss Andre Villas-Boas has confirmed there is Premier League interest

Aston Villa are interested in signing Marseille midfielder Morgan Sanson.

No deal has been struck but the clubs are in talks, the PA news agency understands.

Villa are not expected to be busy in the January transfer window but do want to bring the 26-year-old to Villa Park.

Morgan Sanson took on Man City, who Aston Villa visit on Wednesday, with Marseille this term

High-flying Villa have reportedly begun talks to add the French midfielder from the Ligue 1 club

High-flying Villa have reportedly begun talks to add the French midfielder from the Ligue 1 club

Sanson helped Marseille finish second in Ligue 1 last season but they are sixth this campaign, 10 points behind leaders Paris St Germain with two games…