Aston Villa keen to offer Chelsea reject another Prem chance

Aston Villa are considering a move for former Chelsea youngster Gokhan Tore, according to reports from Milliyet.

The German-born 23-year-old is currently plying his trade for Besiktas in Turkey, whom he represents at international level, after leaving the Blues as a youngster to join Hamburg in search of first-team football.

Although he failed to make the grade in London, Tore has shone since moving on and is considered to be on of the Istanbul giants’ key players.

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And reports claim that Villa have been alerted by his performances on the wing, with a move being pondered.

It’s understood that scouts from the Midlands club were in Turkey to watch Besiktas beat Fenerbahce 3-2 last week, and have been suitably impressed by Tore.

The same report also reveals that the wide-man’s team-mate Oguzhan Ozyakup, who spent some of his early career at Arsenal, is also on Villa’s radar.