Villa boss Eck seeks reunion with Panathinaikos defender Boumsong

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish is keen on former Newcastle United defender Jean-Alain Boumsong.

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish is keen on former Newcastle United defender Jean-Alain Boumsong.

The 32-year-old, who now plies his trade in Greece with Panathinaikos, worked with Villa boss McLeish in Glasgow.

And the Scot is keen to be reunited with the erstwhile France international, who would add further experience to Villa's rearguard, says the Daily Mail.

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