Report: Inter Milan consider loan for Aston Villa's Gollini

Aston Villa's Pierluigi Gollini looks dejected after Huddersfield's first goal

The goalkeeper only joined Aston Villa in the summer transfer window.

Inter Milan could be interested in a loan deal for Aston Villa goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini according to Tuttomercatoweb.

The 21-year-old joined Villa in the summer transfer window in a move from Hellas Verona.

He made something of a rocky start to life in England but has since recovered and started to perform well since the arrival of Steve Bruce.

Pierluigi Gollini of Aston Villa applauds the fans after the gamePierluigi Gollini of Aston Villa applauds the fans after the game

And it appears that one club has been keeping track of his performances and are considering a potential bid for his services.

According to Tuttomercatoweb, Inter Milan are tracking the goalkeeper ahead of the January transfer window.

Their report states that the Serie A side are on the hunt for a suitable backup for their current number one Samir Handanovic.

Aston Villa's Pierluigi GolliniAston Villa's Pierluigi Gollini

They have identified Gollini as a potential recruit after being impressed with his performance for Hellas Verona last season.

The website reports that Inter would seek a loan deal for Gollini, with the right to buy him at the end of it should he impress at the club.

It does not state whether Villa would be interested in a deal and it remains to be seen if this reported interest becomes something more concrete in the coming weeks.

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