Conor Hourihane: Barnsley star officially joins Aston Villa

In official news, Conor Hourihane has officially signed with Aston Villa from Barnsley.

The 25 year old midfielder signed on a three-and-a-half year contract in a deal reportedly worth £3 million.

As reported by the Irish Independent:

“Ireland’s Conor Hourihane has completed his move to Aston Villa from Barnsley in a deal worth a reported £3m.

The 25-year-old was out of contract in the summer and a string of outstanding performances in the Championship this term has accelerated his departure, with interested parties prepared to pay a fee to get him six months early.

Villa boss Steve Bruce is an admirer of the Corkman after working together at Sunderland in 2009/10 and he joins the Birmingham club on a three-and-a-half year contract.”


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