Nathan Delfouneso has signed his first professional contract with Villa.
The youngster, who has just turned 17, has put pen to paper on a deal until June 2010.
He has been rewarded for his quality performances in the under-18 and reserve sides.
Nathan was handed a squad number - 14 - and travelled down with the squad to Fulham on Sunday, but did not make the final 16.
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