Foxes chase Davies & van Aanholt

25 January 2011 12:00
Leicester City are close to wrapping up loan deals for defenders Curtis Davies and Patrick van Aanholt, BBC Radio Leicester understands.Aston Villa centre-half Davies, 25, had been on loan with City but returned in January amid talk of a permanent move to another Premier League side. [LNB]Chelsea left-back van Aanholt, 20, was on loan with Newcastle last season and has been targeted by Swansea City. [LNB]The Foxes hope to secure deals until the end of the season by Wednesday. [LNB]Davies made just two appearances for Villa earlier this term - one in the League Cup and one in the Europa League. [LNB]He moved to the Walkers Stadium in October, playing 12 games up until Boxing Day as the club climbed away from the Championship relegation zone. [LNB]Pacy Dutch full-back Van Aanholt played seven games for Newcastle in their Championship-winning team of 2009/10 and has made six appearances for the Blues this season. [LNB]He has not appeared in the Premier League, but started the thumping 7-0 FA Cup victory over Ipswich earlier this month.

Source: BBC_Sport