The Reds bolstered their attacking options, but maybe should have turned their focus towards the back.
Nottingham Forest were comprehensively beaten in their last outing.
Norwich City also wanted the Scotsman in the summer.
The Nottingham Forest pair have been among the deadliest strikers in the Championship.
Nottingham Forest are looking to make it three wins on the bounce when they travel to Carrow Road.
The Denmark international has fresh competition at The City Ground for one of the forward positions.
Aston Villa currently have 10 players currently out on loan, but which has the best chance of success upon their return to Villa Park?
Players from Sheffield Wednesday, Leeds United and Nottingham Forest made the top five.
The former Leeds United boss gave a glowing reference for the player.
The Scot scored all three goals as Fulham put Forest to the sword.