Report: Henrik Larsson set to bring Aston Villa talent Moustafa Zeidan back to Sweden

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The 17-year-old attacker has been compared to Mesut Ozil.

There have been numerous reports in the press this week about a potential mass Aston Villa exodus.

The club are at the foot of the Premier League table and look poised for relegation, so this will not come as a shock.

But whilst it looks like plenty of first-team players at Villa could be heading out they may also be on the verge of losing a top young talent.

It is being reported in Sweden that Moustafa Zeidan will leave the club in the coming weeks.

Expressen is reporting that Zeidan will be on his way to Helsingborgs to work under the management of former Celtic striker Henrik Larsson.

Larsson told the Swedish paper that 'nothing is done' in regards to a deal but it seems that Zeidan is heading back to his home country.

Zeidan arrived at Villa at the age of 16. A talented striker who plays international football for Sweden at under-18 level he joined Villa from local side Hogaborg - where he played with Larsson's son Jordan Larsson.

Larsson Jr is now at Helsingborgs and his old friend looks set to join him.

When he arrived at Villa his agent Hasan Cetinkaya stated to talkSPORT:

“Aston Villa is the best academy in England, the one that promotes the most players to the first team. It’s a good step for him. Villa have been scouting Khalili very carefully, and consider him one of the best players of his age. He’ll be a Premier League player in a short amount of time, of that I’m convinced.”

The same report claimed that Ajax and Benfica were also keen on a player being dubbed 'Ozil-like'.

Perhaps one day the 17-year-old will make it to the Premier League but for now it looks like he is set to head back to Sweden to continue his development.

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