Matt Targett is finally an Aston Villa player, both the club and the Targett himself have officially confirmed.
The 23-year-old left-back is now set to join up with Dean Smith’s team for the 2018/19 Premier League season after being a big part of Southampton’s previous campaign.
He made 21 appearances in all competitions last year and 63 in total during his time with the Saints, scoring once and assisting six goals in the process. Targett is also a graduate of St Mary’s academy and he made his senior team debut in 2014.
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After penning this new contract with Aston Villa, he took to Instagram to show it off. Naturally, many of the stars were quick to congratulate him on this new move.
Ryan Sessegnon was among the players who sent their good luck messages to the youngster as he congratulated Targett and followed it up with some emojis.
James Maddison did the same, as did many others before and after him.
The Premier League new boys open up their campaign at Tottenham on the 10th of August.