L’Equipe the French sports paper claims we are tracking two players.
From the paper today they say (google translation !!) and thanks to @jonbirchall on twitter
Looking for a striker, Aston Villa is interested in the profile of Olivier Giroud. According to Team this Sunday, a recruiter for the English club Saturday night was even present at the defeat of Montpellier in Nancy (0-1), to oversee the international. The English club also observed defender Benjamin Stambouli Herault.
So of course we need the Wiki links for these two
Oliver Giroud His record is very good and looking around on google it appears he has been linked with moves to several clubs like Bayern, Newcastle and Arsenal.
On youtube certainly looks a decent header of the ball