Aston Villa have been strongly linked with a move for the Sheffield Wednesday midfielder.
The Aston Villa youngster is highly rated and may be eyeing a chance to break through after the skipper's setback.
A number of one-time Aston Villa prospects forced their way into the first-team after starring at the Hong Kong Soccer Sevens.
Teenage centre-back Jacob Bedeau has experienced senior football with Bury - and could benefit from a temporary exit from Aston Villa.
The teenage centre-back outshone the 32-year-old free agent as Aston Villa's Under-23s defeated Wolves on Monday.
The winger has shot to fame with Blackpool this season and Aston Villa face a daunting fight for his signature.
The 17-year-old arrived from Bury earlier today.
Bury defender Jacob Bedeau is set to join Aston Villa, according to Shakers boss Chris Brass.
Aston Villa are reportedly closing in on the signing of Bury defender Jacob Bedeau.
HITC Sport understands Aston Villa have two bids rejected for the defender.