“Speaking to people on the player’s side of the deal, my feeling about this is that he would be interested in joining Aston Villa,” Solhekol said on Sky Sports News.
“He knows people at Aston Villa, of course he knows Steven Gerrard, he knows Christian Purslow from his time at Liverpool as well.
“He feels that Aston Villa are an up-and-coming club. Steven Gerrard and the owners and Christian Purslow have big plans for Aston Villa.
“He knows the kind of quality in the Aston Villa squad, players like Ollie Watkins, Emi Buendia, Emi Martinez as well.