Aston Villa are offering terms to released Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves.

The Mirror says Villa are the latest Premier League club offering free agent Hargreaves a career lifeline.

Former England midfielder Hargreaves, 30, is searching for a new club having been released by Manchester United after an injury nightmare.

But the star insists he is over his knee problems and has contract offers from West Bromwich Albion and Championship Leicester City.

Now Villa boss Alex McLeish has emerged as a contender for Hargreaves' signature.

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