Villa signed promising defensive prospect Oscar Borg in March 2016.
The left-back has been tipped for a bright future and had trials with Manchester United, playing in the Milk Cup for them in 2014.
Borg joined West Ham, aged 12, when he was spotted by their scouts playing an U13 match for AFC Wimbledon.
At 15 he earned a called-up to the Hammers U21 side.
The young lion was born and grew up in Surrey.