Millwall’s Jake Cooper has emerged as a summer target for Aston Villa. 

The Lion’s centreback has enjoyed a stellar season for Gary Rowett’s side, playing every minute of the campaign.  

Villa, who similar to The Den outfit, deploy a three-man defence and understocked in that position have identified the need for re-inforcements, regardless of what division they find themselves in this summer.  

The Birmingham Mail suggest a move for the former Reading man will happen, testing the South Bermondsey outfit and the player’s resolve. 

It was reported that Scottish giants Rangers were interested in the 25-year-old who’s value is set at £3.5million on