English Premiership

Bacuna staying a Villain

2015-08-21 11:00
Leandro Bacuna (AFP)

London - Frenchman Leandro Bacuna has signed a new five-year deal with Aston Villa, the Premier League club has confirmed.

Bacuna, who can play both as a defender or a midfielder, joined Villa in June 2013 from Dutch club Groningen.

"I am absolutely thrilled to sign a new contract and continue my time at Aston Villa," the 24-year-old Dutchman told the club website.

"I love it here and am really excited about my future in claret and blue under the manager.

"I feel I can really develop here and show my worth to the team and I think there are bright times ahead for us all."

Bacuna, who played for the under-21 Netherlands team, has scored five goals in 56 Premier League appearances for Villa.

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