Barnsley have accepted a bid from Aston Villa for Conor Hourihane
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is already close to adding Nottingham Forest star Henri Lansbury to his midfield ranks after agreeing a £3million deal earlier today.
It is claimed a deal for the former Arsenal academy product will be completed in the next 24 hours with a medical imminent.
Villa are already close to completing a deal to sign Nottingham Forest star Henri Lansbury
But it appears as if Bruce is keen to add another midfielder to his promotion-chasing side with the Daily Mail claiming a fee for Hourihane has been agreed with Championship rivals Barnsley.
The Daily Mail say the Irishman will now travel to Villa Park to undergo a medical and complete his transfer.
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Hourihane has been a key figure for Barnsley since moving to the club from Plymouth in 2014, scoring 26 goals in his first two seasons and captaining the club to promotion last term.
He has continued his fine form this campaign after bagging five goals and 11 assists for the Yorkshire club.
But with his contract set to expire this summer he has been the subject of major interest and Villa look set to benefit as Bruce looks set to complete a double deal.