Sylla has managed just seven appearances for Villa so far this season.
"His adaptation went well, he greatly contributed to maintaining Aston Villa in the Premier League. I was asked by some French clubs, who wish to take him on loan, but we must first make a point with his coach (Paul Lambert) to see if he will give him more playing time in the second half of the season.
"A loan may be possible, if the coach wants. Clubs that have asked me are Ligue 1 only."
For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: facebook.com/tribalfootball