Former Aston Villa midfielder Karim El Ahmadi impressed for Feyenoord against Manchester United.
The Moroccan says his Feyenoord team could learn a lot from English football.
Aston Villa look set to sign Tjaronn Chery this summer.
Another solid performance in Feyenoord's 1-1 Europa League draw at Roma on Thursday night reinforced the belief that Karim El Ahmadi could have had a role at Villa this season.
Ramires was sent off yesterday after a woeful challenge on Karim El Ahmadi of Aston Villa.
Belgian's early season form keeps him as top Villan despite recent struggles.
Liverpool, Arsenal, Crystal Palace and Aston Villa players all involved.
Angola, Cape Verde, Morocco and hosts South Africa are in Group A of the African Cup of Nations and their involvement has either directly or indirectly affected teams such as Everton, Crystal Palace, Oldham Athletic, Norwich City, QPR, Arsenal, Liverpool, Aston Villa, Tottenham Hotspur and Wrexham.
All the latest news surrounding Villa Park.
Aston Villa and Spurs have already capitalised and now Newcastle, Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United have been linked with some of the Dutch league's best talents.