Aston Villa making double-swoop for Jordan Rhodes and Robert Snodgrass would be smart move

Jordan Rhodes of Sheffield Wednesday  during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Sheffield Wednesday at DW Stadium on February 3, 2017 in Wigan, England.

Aston Villa owner Tony Xia has denied interest in the pair, but they would be great additions.

Although Tony Xia has denied that Aston Villa are interested in Robert Snodgrass and Jordan Rhodes, the double deal could actually be worth pursuing.

Villa were linked with the pair in the Daily Mail, with Steve Bruce said to be keen on bringing the duo to Villa Park.

Villa owner Xia was quick to refute the claims on social media, but the transfer could actually help the claret and blues take a major step closer to promotion.

Jordan Rhodes of Sheffield Wednesday pushes off Sam Morsy of Wigan during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Sheffield Wednesday at DW Stadium on February 3, 2017 in...

Of course, there is an argument to suggest that Villa already have a squad capable of earning promotion.

But Snodgrass and Rhodes would increase Bruce’s attacking options even further, and the duo are both outstanding talents at Championship level.

Snodgrass and Rhodes are both struggling at their respective clubs, West Ham United and Sheffield Wednesday, currently but they are proven players at this level.

And if Villa can make room for more additions, by offloading some of their fringe players, then Snodgrass and Rhodes should be right near the top of Bruce’s transfer wish list.

Robert Snodgrass of West Ham United heads towards goal during the Premier League match between Hull City and West Ham United at KCOM Stadium on April 1, 2017 in Hull, England.

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