The Frenchman scored no goals in 11 games and just six months at Wigan Athletic.
A report in France this week is suggesting that three English teams are hoping to bring in Andy Delort from Caen this January.
The main interest is coming from Leicester City. Mercato 365 suggest that Leicester scouts watched him in action in the 4-1 win against Bordeaux at the weekend and are keen on bringing him in in, as Andrej Kramaric looks set to exit.
Villa are rock bottom of the Premier League and could use all the help they can get. They have also been big movers in the Ligue 1 market recently. QPR on the other hand have worries over Charlie Austin's future and a new striker needs to be lined up.
But if Leicester, Villa or QPR fans are thinking the name sounds familiar you would be right - but not for the right reasons.
Delort may have five goals and two assists this season for high-flying Caen but when he headed to England in 2014 he went on to flop.
He joined Wigan from Tours last summer but after just six months in the Championship and no goals in 11 appearances he headed back to France.
So he would certainly be a gamble if any of the English trio decided to bring him back across the Channel.