Aston Villa have drawn up plans to make a loan move for Watford goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon, according to reports.
The 31-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan at Villa's Championship rivals Nottingham Forest and impressed during his time at the City Ground.
Pantilimon is reportedly deemed surplus to requirements at Vicarage Road, however, with Heurelho Gomes firmly first choice.
According to The Sun, Villa are looking to bolster their goalkeeping department after Manchester United loanee Sam Johnstone returned to his parent club.
Pantilimon has also turned out for Manchester City, Sunderland and Politehnica Timisoara.