Villa confirm Sylla arrival.
Aston Vill have completed the signing of French midfielder Yacouba Sylla from Clermont Foot, the struggling Premier League club have announced.
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The 22-year-old former France under-21 international play as a defensive midfielder and has made 65 league appearances for the Ligue 2 side, without scoring.
The youngster attracted interest from Bundesliga outfit VfB Stuttgart and Serie A giants Udinese last season but Villa have beaten off competition to land the youngster.
The Midlands club confirmed that Sylla will train with his new teammates on Thursday and could make his debut in Saturday’s match meeting with Everton.
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