Rodolph Austin, the Jamaica international who plays in Norway for Brann, has said he finds Villa's offer a move to England "tempting." (Sky Sports)
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Stiliyan Petrov has signed a new deal to stay at the club.
Anderlecht defender Roland Johasz is top of Martin O'Neill's list this summer but he faces competition from Tottenham and Bolton.
Toulouse striker Andre-Pierre Gignac is also being monitored.
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