According to the Daily Telegraph, Aston Villa are set to make a £8million move for QPR striker Charlie Austin in January.
The Villans are bottom of the Premier League table and are the lowest scoring team in the top-flight.
Austin was linked with moves to a number of top-flight clubs in the summer, but no clubs made an official move for the striker. The 26-year-old is out-of-contract in the summer and looks set to leave the Hoops.
Austin has scored seven goals in 11 Championship games this season, but it was his 18 goals the previous season in the Premier League that had team clamouring for his signature.
QPR were expected to mount a promotion campaign this season, but are currently 13th in the Championship table. They have an important decision to make on Austin future.
The Hoops will need to decide whether to sell him in January to gain a fee or keep hold of the striker in a bid to get back in the promotion picture.
Austin is the sort of prolific striker that Villa are in desperate of. He has proven that he can score goals in every league he has played in and the Premier League was no exception. The England hopeful looks like he could be an ideal signing for the Villans.
Will Aston Villa make a move for Charlie Austin in January?