City In For Gardner?

Coventry City, Ipswich Town and Leeds United have been linked with a loan bid for Aston Villa midfielder Gary Gardner, according to reports

The 19 year old is an England U21 international and hit a hat-trick for Aston Villa U19's in their NextGen Series game against Ajax on Tuesday night.

He has yet to make a competitive first team appearance for Villa and it is understood that Gardner is looking to play matches whilst out on loan for a month.