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Westwood Confirmed On A Four Year Deal

Westwood Confirmed On A Four Year Deal

Well so says the headline on the official site, the article hasn't quite entered the interweb yet.

Will update.

Ahh here we go.

Link.

Ashley Westwood has said he will take the step up the Premier League 'in my stride' after tonight signing a four year contract at the Villa.

The 22 year old midfielder was a key player for Crewe, and I can't be the only one thinking about the last midfielder we took from the club!

"I see myself as a Michael Carrick type of player, someone who stays out of the limelight and keeps it simple, retaining the ball and laying it off to team mates and from the conversations I've had with the new manager I think that I will fit in perfectly here. This is a fantastic football club, a massive club and I can't wait to get started."

Westwood admits it feels a bit surreal at the moment, but says he'll take training and anything the Premier League throws at him in his stride and he's just determined to repay the faith Paul Lambert obviously has in him.

Speaking himself on the deal, Lambert added.

"Being captain of his football club at 21 years of age, I think that says a big thing about Ashley's quality, the responsibility he has taken on his shoulders and his temperament - he's a good player. He's also a terrific prospect, a real talent. He'll do fine and he will fit in with what we're looking to do."

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Writer:Mike Field
Date:Friday August 31 2012
Time: 9:29PM

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Well I'm alright with that one.
Windy Villain
31/08/2012 21:55:00
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Go on my son prove the doubters wrong. can he play against toon?
avfc berlin
31/08/2012 21:56:00
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Loving PL's transfers. This kid looks great. Welcome to Villa Ashley!
olofthegreat
31/08/2012 22:01:00
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Wow.
The Fear
31/08/2012 22:03:00
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Yup all signings should be eligible for Newkie I think.
mike_field
31/08/2012 22:09:00
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Could you expand upon your 'wow' Fear?
revolutionatlast
31/08/2012 22:10:00
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8 in if you include Guzan with another to come???????? Loving it
kefkat
31/08/2012 22:10:00
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We will have the youngest squad for sure this year!!
daveyboyr
31/08/2012 22:19:00
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Benteke confirmed n signed ssn
avfc berlin
31/08/2012 22:25:00
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Revolution - I reckon it's either short for 'wowzers!' or 'wow-wa-we-wa!'
Tylervilla2012
31/08/2012 22:31:00
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