Aston Villa keen on Man Utd striker Macheda

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish is eyeing Manchester United striker Kiko Macheda.

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish is eyeing Manchester United striker Kiko Macheda.

The People says Sir Alex Ferguson, Big Eck’s former boss at Aberdeen, was a major supporter of his fellow Scot’s move to Villa from Birmingham – and that friendship could help McLeish land United striker Macheda.

McLeish needs to replace Ashley Young, John Carew and Nigel Reo-Coker with Old Trafford striker Macheda a possibility.

The youngster spent last season on-loan at Sampdoria.

 
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