But Villa manager Alex Mcleish faces competition from Italian side Roma for the signature of the 22-year-old right back, according to reports in Germany.
Impressive: Hamburg's Dennis Diekmeier (right)
Germany Under-20 international Diekmeier has made seven appearances in the Bundesliga this season.
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Source: Daily Mail