The Birmingham Mail have broadcasted the news from ESPN about the possible tussle between Championship sides Cardiff City, Aston Villa, and Middlesbrough for the loan of Liverpool youngster Marko Grujic.
The 21-year-old Serb will move away from Anfield this January for more first-team action, and Villa manager Steve Bruce is interested in bringing the talented midfielder at Villa Park on a season-long loan.
The Lions are set to battle for Premier League’ promotion, and the experienced coach wants to bring some depth to his midfield.
The tall box-to-box midfielder failed to find his space in Liverpool this season, and Jurgen Klopp is willing to let him leave on loan to get to know English style of football better.
The former Red Star Belgrade player has a huge potential, but he needs some routine play action to develop his talents.
Aston Villa and Middlesbrough are both willing to take the player on loan this January. However, according to the latest reports, Cardiff City seems closest to concluding the deal for Grujic.