Report: Florentin Pogba, brother of Paul, linked with move to Aston Villa this summer

St Etienne

The Saint-Etienne man is highly rated in French football.

Aston Villa are said to be looking at centre-back options for this summer and one name being mentioned is Saint-Etienne starlet Florentin Pogba.

It is reported by L'Equipe this morning that Aston Villa are looking at signing the player, who is currently in contract with Les Verts until 2016.

The Guinean international, who has also played a lot of football at left-back, is just 23-years-old and is certainly a top talent for the future.

Of course he has a famous second name, because he has a fairly more famous older brother. His twin brother Mathias is currently a striker for Crawley Town while his younger brother is Paul Pogba.

The former Manchester United midfielder is one of the most talented midfielders in the world game and this evening will be playing in the UEFA Champions League final against Barcelona this evening.

He is said to be a top talent, with a future in the game similar to that of Paul's, however it looks like Tim Sherwood is hoping to get hold of the player this summer.

Villa are currently looking to secure Ron Vlaar, whose contract is expiring this summer, to a new deal whilst the likes of Jores Okore, Ciaran Clark and Nathan Baker have all had their injury troubles in the past couple of seasons.

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