Cordoba's Florin Andone comments on Aston Villa speculation, will make decision soon

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Cordoba striker Florin Andone says he will make a decision over his future at the end of the season.

Cordoba striker Florin Andone has told Diario Cordoba that he isn't thinking about a possible transfer amid recent speculation of a move to Aston Villa.

Andone, 22, was born in Romania but moved to Spain at the age of 12, and has been on the books at Vinaros, Castellon, Villarreal and now Cordoba, who he joined last summer.

Initially used in the Cordoba B team, Andone was brought into the first team squad at the start of 2015 - and hasn't looked back since.

Andone has scored five goals in 18 appearances, including a goal on his debut against Granada in January - and has now seemingly attracted interest.

The Daily Mail recently reported that Aston Villa were considering a summer move to sign Andone, with manager Tim Sherwood still lacking support for Christian Benteke in attack.

With Cordoba rooted to the bottom of the La Liga table with just three wins and 20 points this season, they will be playing in the second tier next season - which could make them vulnerable to losing Andone.

Local newspaper Diario Cordoba asked Andone about the transfer speculation, and he said that whilst he isn't immediately interested, he will make a decision over his future at the end of the season.

"I do not pay attention to the topic of a possible transfer, this is a thing for my agent and, also, in this moment I am not interested at all," said Andone. "The only thing that I have in mind is that I am a Cordoba players for two years and I am calm."

"It is necessary to evaluate the options that exist, but I have said I am a player of this club for two years and at the end of the season me and my agent will meet the president, Pedro Cordero, to make a decision," he added.

Cordoba's relegation will almost certainly make it easier for Villa to land Andone if they do continue to pursue him, and these comments may give them encouragement of securing a deal this summer.

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