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Transfer news: Anwar El Ghazi joins

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Transfer news: Anwar El Ghazi joins

Aston Villa is delighted to announce the signing of Anwar El Ghazi from Lille on a season-long loan.

The winger is a graduate of the academy at Dutch giants, Ajax for whom he played over 70 times including in the Champions League where he scored against Barcelona in the Nou Camp in 2014.

Capped at senior international level by the Netherlands, El Ghazi has been with Lille since January 2017.

He said: “I am thrilled to join a football club of the size of Aston Villa.

“I visited Villa Park late last night after flying in from Holland and it gave me goosebumps.

“I can’t wait to get out there and experience it for real and play in front of such passionate fans.”

AVFC Official
By @AVFCOfficial 22nd August 2018