Aston Villa boost? Russian hitman admits he is eyeing Europe move

first_img Aleksandr Kokorin 1 Aston Villa target Aleksandr Kokorin has revealed that he would like to test himself in the Premier League but says there have so far been no concrete offers.Villa have scouted the Dynamo Moscow centre-forward in the past and, according to reports in Russia, have recently rekindled their interest in the 23-year-old.Villa are in the market for a new striker this summer – with a shock move for Nicklas Bendtner even mooted – and Kokorin could fit the bill.The target man is considered one of the stars of Russian football and has hit 20 goals in has last 44 league outings for Dynamo, while he also scored a superb header for Russia in their World Cup clash with Algeria.And, when asked whether he wants to try his hand in one of Europe’s major leagues, he told Izvestia: “Of course. Like any player I want to test myself at a big club.“However, at the moment, I have not been told about any concrete offers.“I am sure that if there was a really tempting offer then nobody would stand in my way.”last_img

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