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Aston Villa confirm arrival of Premier League 'keeper

Aston Villa confirm arrival of Premier League 'keeper

After weeks of anticipation, Aston Villa fans have finally got to see John Terry taking the field in claret and blue for the first time.

Terry, a hero at Stamford Bridge and idolised in the "captain, leader, legend" banner, wore the armband for the Villans at Greenhous Meadow.

Johnstone spoke of his delight after he put pen to paper on his loan deal, he said: "I am delighted to be back".

The 36-year-old Terry succeeds James Chester as captain on the Villains and will be required to spearhead a Premier League promotion push for Steve Bruce's side during the upcoming season.




Johnstone, who has yet to make his competitive debut for United, kept eight clean sheets in the Championship for Villa last season and made an average of 1.90 saves per game.

And there ploy seems to be working as according to French sports daily L'Equipe, Real Betis have been in touch with Villa in order to discuss the possibility of signing Veretout.

Birmingham City are reportedly keen on Aston Villa defender Tommy Elphick.

The 24-year-old, however, has been involved in Villa's pre-season preparations, featuring in the 4-0 friendly win over Telford United and attending the club's training camp in Portugal.


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