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Derby County sign Andreas Weimann from Aston Villa

Derby County have signed Andreas Weimann from Aston Villa, on a four-year-deal.

Weimann in action for Villa in February this year Credit: Nigel French/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The Austrian international forward has signed for an undisclosed fee after falling out of favour at Villa under Tim Sherwood.

Weimann has been capped 13 times by his country, and has more than 100 Premier League appearances to his name.

New Derby head coach Paul Clement told the club website:

It goes without saying that we are very pleased to welcome Andreas Weimann to Derby County and we very much look forward to working with him.

He has a good amount of top flight experience to his name and, at the age of 23, he still has a lot of potential.

Andreas is an exciting talent and he will be a positive addition to the squad, along with the recent signings of Darren Bent, Alex Pearce and Scott Carson.

– Paul Clement, Derby County head coach

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