The 22-year-old failed to break into the Gunners first-team set-up and was sold to Wolves in January and has since netted 18 goals in 30 Championship starts and isn’t a player that Molineux boss Kenny Jackett would want to lose.
Sherwood lost Christian Benteke to Liverpool over the summer and has seen his side struggle for goals, managing eight in eight Premier League fixtures this season.
The Villa Park side did bring in Rudy Gestede from Blackburn Rovers and the big French born Benin international forward has done well, scoring three goals in four top tier starts, but Sherwood may well feel he needs alternative options in the final third.
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