The Villans have spent the last three months scouting the striker who starred for his nation at the Olympics.
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Allardyce and Pardew have been dabbling in psychology, while it’s fashion rather than oil that inform’s G-Nev’s position on Scottish independence.
Both teams have net location issues, with Villa failing to notch in three and the Canaries bagging one in four
The return of a triumvirate of quality players is sure to show the Magpies were no one-man team.
Alan Pardew has already lost one influential Frenchman to Les Parisiens and this full-back could join compatriot Yohan Cabaye at the Parc des Princes.
Here’s why this lesser-lauded light is more important to the Villans than either Christian Benteke or Fabian Delph.
Facing four of the top ten before the end of March could see the odds on Paul Lambert’s side going down tumble.
This pair of relegation battlers have managed just 19 goals in 23 combined meetings with bottom-half teams.