West Ham selling Robert Snodgrass to Aston Villa would turn a poor deal into a very good one

Max Clark of Hull City (L) wins the ball from Robert Snodgrass (R) of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Hull City and Aston Villa at KCOM Stadium on March 31, 2018...

The West Ham United ace is currently on loan with Aston Villa.

Robert Snodgrass of Aston Villa celebrates scoring his team's 3rd goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burton Albion and Aston Villa at Pirelli Stadium on September 26, 2017...

According to the Birmingham Mail, Aston Villa could sign Robert Snodgrass from West Ham for £12 million this summer, in a deal that would see the Hammers make a £2 million profit.

The 30-year-old joined the east London outfit from Hull City in January 2017, for a deal believed to be worth in the region of £10.2 million, according to BBC Sport.

Snodgrass desperately failed to establish himself at the London Stadium, though, and subsequently joined Villa on a season long loan last summer.

Robert Snodgrass of Aston Villa celebrates scoring his team's 3rd goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burton Albion and Aston Villa at Pirelli Stadium on September 26, 2017...

The Scotland international has been a revelation at Villa Park this season, chalking up eight goals and 13 assists in 38 Championship outings thus far.

He has firmly established himself as one of Steve Bruce's most important players, and the Birmingham Mail claims that he could make a £12 million permanent switch to the west Midlands in the summer.

Robert Snodgrass of Aston Villa celebrates after scoring their second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Bristol City at Villa Park on January 1, 2018 in...

The reported deal would represent an ideal outcome for both clubs in the sense that West Ham would be making a profit on a player who is surplus to requirements in east London and Villa would be gaining someone on a permanent basis who is currently thriving at the club.

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