Nicolas Jackson, who played under Villa head coach Unai Emery at Villarreal, has been linked with a move to the Premier League Nicolas Jackson, who played under Villa head coach Unai Emery at Villarreal, has been linked with a move to the Premier League
Nicolas Jackson, who played under Villa head coach Unai Emery at Villarreal, has been linked with a move to the Premier League | Getty Images

9 strikers Aston Villa could sign if Danny Ings joins West Ham including Everton & Leeds targets - gallery

Villa’s Premier League rivals are said to be in advanced talks with the former Southampton man for a move that could leave the Midlands club short in attack.

It looks like Aston Villa striker Danny Ings is set to join West Ham United with it being widely reported that the 30-year old is in advanced talks with the London club.

The departure of the former Southampton striker, who has scored seven goals in 21 appearances across all competitions this season, would leave Villa lacking depth at the top end of the pitch with Ollie Watkins the only out and out senior centre forward at their disposal. However, it is the January transfer window and there are plenty of options out there if they want to recruit a new number nine.

Here are nine strikers that Aston Villa could potentially sign this month as a replacement for the outgoing Danny Ings:

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