Riccardo Calder spent much of the 2015/16 season gaining valuable experience on loan.
From August 2015, he was on loan at Scottish Premier League club Dundee United before returning to feature for our U21 side.
In March 2016, Calder joined League One Doncaster Rovers on a loan until the end of the 2015/16 campaign.
He originally joined Villa at the age of nine in 2005.
He was part of the Villa's U19 side that won the 2012/13 NextGen Series, beating Chelsea in the final of the competition.
Competent in defence or midfield, Calder has represented England at U17 level, playing at the 2012 Nordic U17 Football Championship in the Faroe Islands.
He made four appearances including the final as England came runners-up to Sweden.