On Wednesday morning, Aston Villa confirmed that they had completed a deal for Egypt international Trezeguet, subject to a visa and international clearance.
Villa have been making huge moves in this summer’s transfer window as they prepare for life back in the Premier League.
The 24-year-old has moved to Villa Park from Kasimpasa for an ‘undisclosed fee’, according to Villa’s official website.
That said, BBC Sport have listed the the transfer fee at £8.75m.
Trezeguet, who represented Egypt at this summer’s Africa Cup of Nations, managed 25 goals and 18 assists in 71 appearances for Kasimpasa between 2017 and 2019.
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As expected, the Villa fans have been on social media reacting to the capture of their latest signing, who could make his competitive debut against Tottenham Hotspur on the first weekend of the new Premier League campaign.
And a selection of the Twitter reaction from the supporters, who are absolutely delighted, can be seen below:
— ‘ (@EffortlessAnwar) July 24, 2019
— AVFC Karl (@KB_VTID) July 24, 2019
— Matt (@MainManMiIe) July 24, 2019
So looking forward to seeing this guy play.
Welcome to Villa. You are a #Villan now.
— Punjabi Villa’n (@Bhangra_Machine) July 24, 2019
Big signing.. come on the villa!!
— Lee Harrison ? (@lee_harrison) July 24, 2019
Day officially made, cheers x
— Lauren (@Loz_Whitehouse) July 24, 2019
Announce champions League
— Ed_W5 (@w5_ed) July 24, 2019