Remi Garde wants Ligue 1 hotshot to boost Aston Villa’s fight for survival

first_img1 Aston Villa are preparing a January swoop for Lorient striker Benjamin Moukandjo.The 27-year-old has been in stunning form this season and is second in the Ligue 1 goalscoring charts with 11.The Cameroon international only joined Lorient in the summer from Reims, but his impressive performances have seen him linked with a swift move away.Aston Villa, according to L’Equipe, are attempting to lure Moukandjo to the Premier League during the current transfer window.Manager Remi Garde is reportedly a big fan of the forward and believes his goals could strengthen the club’s hopes of survival.Villa currently sit bottom of the Premier League and are 11 points from safety. Benjamin Moukandjo last_img