Aston Villa to launch £9m bid for Brentford's Scott Hogan 

Laurie Whitwell for MailOnline

Aston Villa are ready to sell Ashley Westwood for £5million to Burnley ahead of launching a £9m bid for Brentford striker Scott Hogan.

Steve Bruce is determined to add to his strikeforce but needs to first raise cash and Westwood’s departure to Turf Moor would supply funds.

Sean Dyche is an admirer of Westwood, who had four seasons in the Premier League, and the midfielder is likely to head to Burnley for a medical on transfer deadline day morning.

Scott Hogan, pictured with John Terry during Brentford’s FA Cup clash away at Chelsea

Bruce’s late move for Hogan is a bold one ahead of the Championship teams meeting at Griffin Park on Tuesday night. 

West Ham and Crystal Palace are also interested and the player…

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