Aston Villa reportedly wanted to sign Sweden international centre-back Filip Helander from Serie A side Bologna last year.
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Aston Villa fans should be watching this summer's World Cup with a keen interest.
Leeds United did not want to pay £5.3m for Bologna defender Filip Helander in the summer - but they could soon have the funds required.
Aston Villa have been linked with Bologna's Filip Helander.
Leeds United missed out on Bologna defender Filip Helander in the summer but Aston VIlla could pick up the deal in January.
Celtic arguably need to strengthen their centre-back options, so should a move for a player Aston Villa are looking at be on their radar?
Aston Villa are keen on signing Filip Helander, linked with a summer move to Leeds.
Leeds United had a bid rejected by Serie A side Bologna for their Swedish centre-back Filip Helander back in July.
Leeds United were strongly linked with Bologna's Filip Helander over the summer.