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Aston Villa, Sunderland battle for Standard Liege star Axel Witsel

Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill is preparing a bid for Standard Liege star Axel Witsel.

The People says O'Neill is looking at Witsel as he preapares for life without James MIlner.

With Manchester City closing in on England midfielder Milner, O'Neill has lined up Witsel, 21, as a possible replacement.

The Belgian international is rated at around 10million pounds and has attracted the attention of Sunderland as they look to replace Lorik Cana, who joined Turkish side Galatasaray for £5m.

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