Villa competing with Valencia for Bas Dost

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish faces a battle with Valencia for Heerenveen striker Bas Dost. The Mirror says McLeish faces a battle with Valencia for Dutch sensation Bas Dost.

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish faces a battle with Valencia for Heerenveen striker Bas Dost.

The Mirror says McLeish faces a battle with Valencia for Dutch sensation Bas Dost.

Villa boss McLeish wants the £5million-rated Heerenveen and Holland Under-21 star, who is the top scorer in the Dutch League with 22 so far this season.

But Spanish giants Valencia are ready to steal the Heerenveen hitman from under Villa’s nose, as they have identified him as a probable replacement for £20m-rated Roberto Soldado.

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