Steven Gerrard spotted at Marseille vs Nantes as Aston Villa manager embarks on scouting mission for transfer target

STEVEN GERRARD was pictured within the stands at a Ligue 1 match after jetting off to the south of France on a scouting mission.

The Aston Villa boss took within the motion between Marseille and Nantes on Wednesday evening.

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Gerrard was reportedly within the stands to look at Marseille midfielder Boubacar KamaraGetty

However the function of his journey was for enterprise moderately than pleasure.

On the agenda was Marseille midfielder Boubacar Kamara, in accordance with the Daily Express.

Aston Villa are eyeing Kamara as a possible summer time signing, with Villa chiefs Christian Purslow and Johan Lange becoming a member of Gerrard to judge the 22-year-old midfielder.

Kamara performed 90 minutes in Marseille’s entertaining 3-2 win over Nantes, delaying Paris Saint-Germain’s title get together to the weekend.

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A defensive midfielder is claimed to be prime of Gerrard’s switch wishlist with Douglas Luiz set to depart on the finish of the marketing campaign.

And Kamara is a pretty possibility along with his expiring contract that means he’s obtainable on a free switch in the summertime.

Manchester United reportedly rejected the chance to sign Kamara in January because of uncertainty on the time over who the subsequent supervisor could be.

Newcastle, West Ham and Crystal Palace have all also been linked with the France U21 worldwide.

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Villa are mentioned to have scouted various choices to Kamara too.

Gerrard’s travels took him to Spain final week, with the Liverpool legend that point within the stands for Atletico Madrid’s Champions League clash with Manchester City to look at Geoffrey Kondogbia.

It’s additionally claimed the coach “kept tabs” on PSV duo Ibrahim Sangare and Noni Madueke within the 0-0 Europa Conference League draw with Leicester on the King Energy earlier this month.

STEVEN GERRARD was pictured within the stands at a Ligue 1 match after jetting off to the south of France on a scouting mission. The Aston Villa boss took within the motion between Marseille and Nantes on Wednesday evening. However the function of his journey was for enterprise moderately than pleasure. On the agenda wasRead MorePremier League – newest information, switch rumours, outcomes and fixtures |The Solar

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