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Villa seal Sylla deal

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Aston Villa have confirmed the signing of French midfielder Yacouba Sylla from Ligue 2 outfit Clermont Foot on a three-and-a-half year contract.

Arriving on transfer deadline day, Sylla becomes the first new arrival of the January transfer window for Villa, who are currently 19th in the Barclays Premier League.

The defensive-minded player passed a medical on Thursday morning and is eligible to make his debut in Saturday's league clash with Everton at Goodison Park.

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