Ashley Younger has rejoined Aston Villa on a one-year deal after snubbing curiosity from Burnley, the Premier League facet have confirmed.
The 35-year-old was a free agent after leaving Inter Milan on the finish of the 2020/21 season.
He regarded poised to hitch Sean Dyche’s males earlier within the week following encouraging talks.
Villa, nonetheless, swiftly moved in and have landed Younger, who performed for them from 2006-2011, making 190 appearances.
On the transfer, Villa head coach Dean Smith stated: “Ashley brings with him a wealth of expertise of top-level soccer each at membership and worldwide degree and he’s becoming a member of having simply received a league championship in Italy.
“He’s a participant who can play in plenty of positions and, having spoken to him at size, I do know he’s decided to make an actual affect with us this season.”
talkSPORT’s Jim White revealed earlier on Thursday that Younger was present process a medical at Villa.
Younger was proud of the phrases on supply by Burnley, which included a one-year cope with the choice of an extra 12 months, earlier than Villa hijacked the deal.
He rejected the chance to stay with Serie A champions Inter, whereas it’s additionally claimed he turned down the possibility to return to a different former facet in Watford.