Aston Villa keen on Barnsley captain Jacob Butterfield

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish is eyeing Barnsley captain Jacob Butterfield.

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish is eyeing Barnsley captain Jacob Butterfield.

The Mirror says Villa boss McLeish is ready to make a move for Barnsley’s young skipper Butterfield as he looks to change his squad.

The £2million-rated 21-year-old caught the eye with his mature displays in midfield and the Oakwell club is poised to take bids when the window opens.

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