Report: Aston Villa make Robert Snodgrass approach; West Ham United respond

Robert Snodgrass (C) of Scotland walks onto the pitch during the Scotland training session at Mar Hall on June 9, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Aston Villa are keen to bring West Ham United's Robert Snodgrass back to Villa Park for the season.

Robert Snodgrass of Aston Villa shows appreciation to the fans following the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Final between Aston Villa and  Fulham at Wembley Stadium on May 26, 2018 in...

According to the Guardian, Aston Villa have made an approach for West Ham United winger Robert Snodgrass, but they have been told that he will not be leaving the London Stadium.

Snodgrass spent last season on loan at Villa, and he became a real fans' favourite with Steve Bruce’s side.


The Scottish international was a constant source of goals and assists in the Championship, and Villa’s new owners have been keen to bring him back.

However, Snodgrass has enjoyed a brilliant pre-season with West Ham and Manuel Pellegrini now wants him to stay.

Robert Snodgrass of Scotland in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Scotland and England at Hampden Park National Stadium on June 10, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

It seems unlikely that Snodgrass will get as much game time at West Ham as he would at Villa, but he could be a useful covering option.

Villa also missed out on Joe Bryan yesterday, but it seems Jack Grealish is set to stay in a massive boost to Bruce’s side.

Conor Hourihane (R) of Aston Villa celebrates with team mate Robert Snodgrass after scoring their fifth goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Bristol City at...

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