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Cardiff, Aston Villa battle for CSKA Sofia forward Kiril Despodov

Cardiff City face competition for CSKA Sofia forward Kiril Despodov.

The Express & Star says Aston Villa are interested in signing CDespodov.

The 22-year-old Bulgarian, who favours a position on the right wing, is being tipped to have a bright future after scoring ten goals and registering 11 assists in just 22 appearances this season in his native top flight.

Cardiff and Middlesbrough are also reported to be interested in the £5m rated international.

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