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Everton and Aston Villa set for transfer battle

Tom Ince Aston Villa and Everton are battling for the signature of Blackpool winger Tom Ince, according to reports from the Daily Star.

The Premier League duo are said to be in discussions with the Championship club as they look to force through a deal before the transfer window closes next week.

Ince has previously been linked with both Liverpool and Tottenham, but their interest has cooled as the summer months have ticked by.

This has left the door open for Villa and Everton, who are desperate to land the England U-21 international.

The Seasiders are keen to keep their star man, but are willing to sell if a bid in the region of £8m-£10m is received.

Paul Ince, Blackpool manager and Tom’s father, will only let the player move on if he is guaranteed first-team action, which is far more likely at Everton or Villa than with many of the bigger clubs that have chased his signature.

The 21-year-old is widely seen as one of the very best players outside of the top flight, and was a key part of the Tangerines’ side that finished the 2012/13 campaign in a midtable position.

Ince himself is said to be hopeful of gaining a move to the Premier League in a bid to push his way into England’s senior squad ahead of the 2014 World Cup.

Would Tom Ince be wise to join Everton or Aston Villa? Or should he hold out for a bigger club?

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