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Breaking news: Villa sign Lescott

Aston Villa is delighted to announce the signing of Joleon Lescott.

The 33-year-old defender has joined the club on a two year deal from West Bromwich Albion.

Villa fan Lescott becomes our eleventh signing this summer.

The England international has previously played for the Baggies, Man City, Everton and Wolves.

Lescott won the Premier League title at the Etihad Stadium in 2012 and 2014, the FA Cup in 2011 and the League Cup in 2014.

Manager Tim Sherwood is delighted to bring such an experienced player into his flourishing claret and blue ranks.

He said: "I'm delighted to bring Joleon on board.

"He's a player who has great Premier League experience and he'll be a huge help to the younger members of our squad."

Tune into AVTV HD this evening for the first exclusive interview with Joleon Lescott.

By @AVFCOfficial 1st September 2015