Why Aston Villa should pick Harry Wilson over Liverpool teammate Ryan Kent

General Views of Villa Park the home of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Bristol City at Villa Park on April 13, 2019 in Birmingham, England.

Liverpool duo Harry Wilson and Ryan Kent are reportedly on Aston Villa’s radar.

Ryan Kent of Rangers and Jeremy Toljan of Celtic challenge for the ball during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on May 12, 2019 in...

Aston Villa have been linked with Liverpool wingers Harry Wilson and Ryan Kent, and the promoted Premier League club should pick the former over the latter.

According to The Daily Record, Villa are interested in signing Liverpool winger Kent, who spent the 2018-19 campaign on loan at Rangers in the Scottish Premiership.

The Mirror has claimed that Dean Smith’s side - who will play in the Premier League next season after winning promotion from the Championship via the playoffs - are looking at 22-year-old Wilson, who was on loan at Derby County from the Reds this past season.

Kent, 22, did well at Rangers, but it is his Liverpool teammate Wilson who would be a better signing for Villa.

Harry Wilson of Derby County celebrates scoring the third goal with Mason Bennett during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and West Bromwich Albion at Pride Park Stadium...

Wilson, 22 years of age, was one of the best players for Derby this past season and was instrumental in Frank Lampard’s side reaching the Championship playoff final.

According to WhoScored, the Wales international winger made 40 starts and three substitute appearances in the Championship for the Rams in 2018-19, scoring 16 goals and providing four assists in the process.

Kent is a good and promising young winger, but the youngster has not exactly been great during his loan spells in England.

Harry Wilson of Derby County during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Final match between Aston Villa and Derby County at Wembley Stadium on May 27, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

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