Aston Villa target Hamburg defender Diekmeier

08 November 2011 10:47
Aston Villa are ready to make a ?6m swoop for Hamburg defender Dennis Diekmeier in January.

But Villa manager Alex Mcleish faces competition from Italian side Roma for the signature of the 22-year-old right back, according to reports in Germany.

Impressive: Hamburg's Dennis Diekmeier (right)

Germany Under-20 international Diekmeier has made seven appearances in the Bundesliga this season.

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Source: Daily_Mail