Clubs queue for Aston Villa's Jake Doyle-Hayes on loan

Aston Villa's Jake Doyle-Hayes during the Sky Bet League Two match between Yevoil Town and Mansfield Town at Huish Park on August 14, 2018 in Yeovil, United Kingdom.

HITC Sport understands a number of clubs are lining up loan moves for Aston Villa youngster Jake Doyle-Hayes.

Aston Villa's Jake Doyle-Hayes during the Sky Bet League Two match between Yevoil Town and Mansfield Town at Huish Park on August 14, 2018 in Yeovil, United Kingdom.

A number of League One clubs are planning a loan move for highly-rated Aston Villa midfielder Jake Doyle-Hayes, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

Doyle-Hayes is highly-regarded at Villa having joined the club's academy at the age of the 15 from his native Republic of Ireland.

 

The 19-year-old made his competitive debut with a start in last season's Carabao Cup victory over Wigan Athletic and he has gone on to make three first-team appearances for the club.

Doyle-Hayes started the League Cup win over Yeovil at the start of the season and he was named on the bench for last month's stunning 5-5 draw with Nottingham Forest.

Jake Doyle Hayes of Aston Villa in action during training session at the Bodymoor Heath training ground on December 05, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

The Republic of Ireland Under-21 international finds himself down the pecking order at Villa Park with the likes of Glenn Whelan, Mile Jedinak, Henri Lansbury, Conor Hourihane and John McGinn all battling for a spot in Dean Smith's starting XI.

The classy midfielder has been a regular for Villa's Under-23s and with his first-team chances looking limited in the second half of the campaign, Villa are considering sending him out on loan so that he can gain valuable first-team experience elsewhere.

A host of League One clubs have made enquiries to Villa about Doyle-Hayes availability and Villa are now considering their options before sanctioning a loan move for the midfielder in the New Year.

Jake Doyle Hayes of Aston Villa during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at the Bescot Stadium on July 25, 2018 in Walsall, England.

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