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Villa hope to secure Helenius

Aston Villa have confirmed they are in talks with Danish club Aalborg BK over the transfer of striker Nicklas Helenius.

Last Updated: 11/06/13 at 17:34 Post Comment

Nicklas Helenius: Aston Villa hopeful of signing Danish striker

Nicklas Helenius: Aston Villa hopeful of signing Danish striker

The 22-year-old is expected in Birmingham for talks once a deal has been finalised with his club.

A statement on Villa's website read: The club expects to conclude the deal, subject to a medical and personal terms, in the next 10 days."

Helenius scored 16 goals for Aalborg last season, second only to FC Copenhagen's Andreas Cornelius, and has 35 goals in 95 total appearances.

He won the first of two Denmark caps in August 2012 and was named the country's player of the year in an end-of-season review on the UEFA website.

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