Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is chasing PSV Eindhoven striker Jurgen Locadia.

The People says Lambert sees Locadia as a replacement for Christian Benteke.

Lambert made a hush-hush trip to Holland to see the big and bustling 20-year-old hitman in action for the Dutch giants last weekend.

Villa spies have been ­checking on Holland Under-21 cap Locadia for some time, but a ­personal trip from Lambert confirms their interest is heating up.

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