Report: Aston Villa to pursue one of Tottenham Hotspur, Leicester City pair with Wolverhampton Wanderers man deemed too costly

General view of Paper planes on the pitch thrown by Aston Villa fans in protest - Villa Park

Villa's right-back search has been whittled down to Tottenham and Leicester players having been priced out of move for Wolves youngster.

Tottenham's DeAndre Yedlin in action

Aston Villa are considering a £3 million move for Tottenham Hotspur defender DeAndre Yedlin after deeming Wolverhampton Wanderers' Dominic Iorfa too expensive, reports the Telegraph.

Villa are also said to have eyes on Leicester City's Ritchie De Laet and will seek to add one or the other before the transfer window closes this month.

Middlesbrough's Ritchie de Laet and Adam Clayton celebrate after the game

The report claims Iorfa, an England Under-21 international, was frequently scouted by Villa's director of recruitment Paddy Riley, but Wolves' recent takeover ensures they have little need to sell.

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Dominic Iorfa and Nottingham Forest's Daniel Pinillos in action

Both Yedlin and De Laet on the other hand are out of favour at their respective clubs, with the former reportedly cleared to leave White Hart Lane this window and the Belgian having spent the second half of last season on loan at Championship runners-up, Middlesbrough.

Earlier this week, Villa were linked with a move for Yedlin's teammate Kieran Trippier, however, the former Burnley right-back is unlikely to be let go having featured semi-regularly in Mauricio Pochettino's rotation system last season.

Tottenham's Kieran Trippier

One potential obstacle in the Villans' Yedlin pursuit could be interest from elsewhere, including the Premier League, with Hull City said to be among the American's suitors (Mail).

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