Coventry City could be set for a cash boost as former Sky Blues striker Callum Wilson reportedly edges towards a move.
The Bournemouth forward is a wanted man this summer, with his future uncertain following the Cherries’ relegation to the Championship.
According to Sky Sports, Aston Villa have made an approach to sign him – but they could face a battle for his signature.
It is reported they will face competition from Newcastle United, who are prepared to offer cash plus a player, with Matt Ritchie potentially part of a swap deal.
If Wilson does end up moving on, Coventry could be set to benefit.
They are believed to have a sell-on clause for the 28-year-old after they sold him to Bournemouth in 2014 for an undisclosed fee thought to be in the region of £3m.
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Born in Coventry, Wilson started his career with City and scored 22 goals in 49 league appearances.
He made his debut as a substitute in a League Cup tie against Hartlepool United in August 2009. His league debut came as a substitute against Queens Park Rangers in December 2010.
Reports have previously suggested the Cherries could ask for £30m for Wilson, who has three years still to run on his contract.