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Aston Villa sign Conor Hourihane

Aston Villa have confirmed the landing of Conor Hourihane from Barnsley.

The 25-year-old has signed a three-and-a-half-year deal and joins for an undisclosed fee.

Note, that he was out of contract in the summer

“I’m really pleased to be here,” Hourihane told  the Villa website.

“Aston Villa is a massive club and I’m looking forward to a new chapter in my career and developing further as a player under Steve Bruce.

“I would like to say a heartfelt thank you to everyone connected to Barnsley Football Club; from the owner, to the head coach, the backroom staff, and of course to the supporters who have been amazing to me throughout my time at Oakwell.”