Aston Villa rival Liverpool, Everton for Bosman prospect Lewis Holtby

Aston Villa are eyeing Schalke winger Lewis Holtby. The Germany U21 international comes from an English family and is a big Everton fan.

Aston Villa are eyeing Schalke winger Lewis Holtby.

The Germany U21 international comes from an English family and is a big Everton fan.

Holtby is off contract in June and will be free to sign a pre-contract with any Premier League club from January 1.

Villa are keen to discuss terms, though will face competition from Liverpool in the New Year.

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