Jordan Amavi lost his place at Aston Villa last season but Didier Deschamps has rewarded his fine form on loan at Ligue 1 giants Marseille.
Marseille landed Patrice Evra on loan from Aston Villa with an option to buy this summer.
Jordan Amavi struggled during his speculation-ridden final few months at Villa but has thrived since returning to Ligue 1 win Marseille.
Jordan Ayew admits he offered ex-Aston Villa team-mate advice on his future.
Wondering how the Aston Villa loanees are getting on? Well wonder no more as HITC catches up with the five players currently away on temporary deals.
Oscar Borg has been compared to Gareth Bale and had trials at Manchester United - needless to say, Aston Villa have a talent on their hands.
Aston Villa defender Jordan Amavi may be closing in on a move to Marseille.
West Brom are in need of a left-back and Aston Villa may be under pressure to sell.
Marseille and Monaco are now the two clubs most likely to sign Jordan Amavi from Aston Villa.
Jordan Amavi and Aston Villa have demanded to see his failed medical report at Sevilla.
Aston Villa chairman Tony Xia has claimed to have rejected a £25m offer for France under-21 defender Jordan Amavi and insists the player is not for sale.
The Republic of Ireland international could do what Wes Hoolahan did not and actually sign for Villa.
The former England regular has not been at his mercurial best for some time now.