A move to Aston Villa is now unlikely for Spartak Moscow winger Aiden McGeady.
The Scottish Sun says he is at the centre of a staggering £27million transfer tussle between Spartak Moscow and Zenit St Petersburg.
Reports in Russia state that Zenit are closing in on a breathtaking swoop for the Spartak wing ace who's taken their league by storm since leaving Parkhead in August, 2010.
He said: "We're so inconsistent at the moment. It doesn't make me optimistic this season."