Bruce is plotting a stunning £30m transfer move for McGinn, says the Daily Record.
Bruce, who was in the Villa dugout when McGinn arrived in 2018, is a huge fan of the Scotland international and could look to bring him to Newcastle United.
McGinn has been out of action since December of last year, when he suffered a fractured ankle in the home defeat to Southampton.
He was edging closer towards a first team return, before the Premier League was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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