Wolves’ reported interest in Scott McKenna not good for Aston Villa

8th December 2017, Dens Park, Dundee, Scotland; Scottish Premier League football, Dundee versus Aberdeen; Aberdeens Scott McKenna is congratulated after scoring for 1-0

Nuno’s Wolverhampton Wanderers and Steve Bruce’s Aston Villa reportedly want Aberdeen defender Scott McKenna.

Oli Shaw of Hibernian vies with Scott McKenna of Aberdeen during the Betfred Scottish League Cup Quarter Final match between Hibernian and Aberdeen on September 25, 2018 in Edinburgh,...

Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce revealed to The Birmingham Mail last month that he wanted to sign Scott McKenna from Aberdeen in the summer transfer window.

The Villans are reported to have retained their interest in the 21-year-old defender, who is one of the best in the Scottish Premiership.

According to The Sun on Sunday (print edition, page 59, September 30, 3018), the Villans have recently scouted the Scotland international (click here to read more).

However, the report has also claimed that Wolverhampton Wanderers have looked at McKenna - and this is a problem for Villa.

True, the Villans are a massive club and could well be in the Premier League next season, but Wolves are a hugely ambitious outfit and have grand plans for the future.

17th February 2018, Easter Road, Edinburgh, Scotland; Scottish Premier League football, Hibernian versus Aberdeen; Scott McKenna of Aberdeen challenges Scott Allan of Hibernian

The way the Wanderers won promotion from the Championship last season and how they are going about their business in the Premier League so far this campaign suggest that they are here to stay.

Wolves is a much better prospect than Villa at the moment, and McKenna - who was valued at £10 million by Aberdeen in the summer, as reported by The Daily Record - could be tempted to move to the Molineux Stadium rather than to Villa Park.

Oli Shaw of Hibernian vies with Scott McKenna of Aberdeen during the Betfred Scottish League Cup Quarter Final match between Hibernian and Aberdeen on September 25, 2018 in Edinburgh,...

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