Birmingham City and Cardiff City have also been monitoring the 30-year-old forward, who might leave Portman Road during the closing stage of the January transfer market.
The Lions manager Steve Bruce has named the Leicester City bomber Leonardo Ulloa as a must-have signing after the injury of Jonathan Kodjia.
However, the Foxes are not willing to loan out the Argentine forward, as they prefer to sell him outright.
On the other hand, Aston Villa have troubles with the Financial Fair Play and they can’t afford to spend money this January.
That’s why Steve Bruce looks for some low-cost signing to bolster his attacking department, as the Claret & Blue Army are set to battle the Premier League promotion.
McGoldrick’s contract with Ipswich is going to expire at the end of the season, without a hint of a possible extension.
The Irish international has a low price tag and a vast of Championship experience which makes a perfect candidate for Villa.