DONE DEAL! Aston Villa sign French midfielder Jordan Veretout from Nantes

first_img Jordan Veretout Aston Villa have confirmed the signing of Jordan Veretout from Nantes, for an undisclosed fee.The 22-year-old joins on a five-year deal from the Ligue 1 club Nantes, having been linked with a move to the Premier League throughout the summer.Veretout was a regular in Les Canaris side last season, scoring seven times in 39 appearances, and Sherwood expects his new signing to be a big hit in the Premier League.“I’m really pleased Jordan decided to choose Aston Villa over the other options he had and opt to continue his development with us,” Sherwood told the club’s website.“He is only 22-years-old but he is vastly experienced for someone that age.“He has played over 140 games in Ligue 1 and is a really exciting young player.“I know he is very highly rated over in France so we are delighted to get this deal over the line.The French midfielder is the seventh player to arrive at Villa Park this summer. 1last_img read more