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New Villa signing is thrilled to be part of an 'exciting' team

Yacouba Sylla has said he is thrilled to be part of the 'dynamic and exciting young team' at Aston Villa.

The Villa midfield completed a move from French club Clermont Foot this afternoon.

The 22-year-old has featured for the France Under-21 team and attracted interest from other Premier League clubs before the Villa manager secured his transfer on deadline day.

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