Forrester set for return to Villa in 300k January deal after impressing for Brentford
09:33 GMT, 17 December 2012
Harry Forrester could be on his way back to Aston Villa – just 18 months after the club released him to Brentford.
Paul Lambert has continued to monitor the progress of 21-year-old Forrester at the London side, who are nine unbeaten in League One, and could be ready to bring him back, reports the Daily Mirror.
Back to Villa Brentford's Harry Forrester could be returning to the club where he started for 300,000
Villa beat off competition from Manchester United and Tottenham in January 2008 to sign Forrester from Watford for 1m.
But he was released in 2011 when he failed to make the first team grade.
Now however, Villa want to get the England youth player back and are prepared to pay 300,000 in January.
They may have to fight off competition from Reading, Southampton and Celtic, who have all been checking his development.