Aston Villa and Fulham interested in Barcelona midfielder Kessie

Aston Villa and Fulham are interested in Barcelona midfielder Franck Kessie.

A Bosman arrival from AC Milan in the summer, Kessie has struggled to make an impact this season.

Sport says Kessie is already considering his options and a move to England has been considered.

New Villa boss Unai Emery is keen, where an offer of €14m s being readied for the January market.

However, Fulham are also interested and prepared to bid €22m.