Curtis Davies will return to Aston Villa when his loan spell with Leicester City ends.

The 25-year old defender is with the English Championship club until January 4 but is certain to go back to Villa despite Foxes boss Sven-Goran Eriksson wanting to sign him permanently.

Reports suggest that Leicester are happy to pay the required £2.5million for his services but Davies will head back to Villa Park despite making more starts with Leicester since October than he has with Villa in the past two years.

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