Villa scouts made new check on Palermo midfielder Armin Bacinovic

Aston Villa are closing in on Palermo midfielder Armin Bacinovic.

Aston Villa are closing in on Palermo midfielder Armin Bacinovic.

The Slovenia international was attracting interest from Chelsea and Manchester City last summer, but has fallen off the first team map since the appointment of coach Devis Mangia

Sicilian sources say Villa had scouts in the stands for Palermo's clash with Udinese to see Bacinovic in action.

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