Report: Villa target Tom Cleverley continuing discussions with Everton and 'two more clubs'

Everton aren't the only side talking to Manchester United midfielder Cleverley, with Aston Villa also said to be interested.

Everton's discussions with out-of-contract Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley are going well, according to Sky Sports, but there are more than just the Toffees chasing him.

Cleverley's form improved drastically at Aston Villa once Tim Sherwood took over, as he scored his highest number of Premier League goals in a season at Villa Park, with all three coming in successive league matches.

With his contract set to expire in the summer, there is little sign that Louis van Gaal is interested in renewing the England international's contract, meaning that the 25-year-old is available on a free transfer to any parties able to convince him to sign.

The former Watford and Wigan loanee has long been linked with a switch to Everton, even before Roberto Martinez took charge at Goodison Park, and Sky Sports have reported that talks between the Toffees and Cleverely's representatives have been going well.

However, that same report states that the player is also speaking to two more clubs about a transfer.

Having impressed for Villa under Sherwood, it is very likely that the Midlands outfit are one of the clubs chasing Cleverley, but reported interest in him has been so high, you could easily take your pick as to who the other interested side are.

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