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Aston Villa: Fans react as deals announced for six academy youngsters

Aston Villa: Fans react as deals announced for six academy youngsters - Aston Villa

Aston Villa revealed on Wednesday that six academy players have signed new professional deals at Villa Park, news which generated plenty of reaction among the club’s fan base.

Villa won the FA Youth Cup last season for the first time since 2002 after a 2-1 win over Liverpool in the final in front of fans at Villa Park.

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Louie Barry played a key part in that success last term, with five goals and four assists en route to glory, and his deal has been extended to 2024. Meanwhile, Chisom Afoka, Hayden Lindley, Filip Marschall, Arjan Raikhy and Brad Young have all agreed on new contracts with the club.

All six youngsters played their part in the club’s FA Youth Cup success and have been rewarded for their progress at Bodymoor Heath.

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Villa fans react

Villa posted the news on the six youngsters on Twitter and these fans were delighted, with one supporter describing it as ‘great news’.

“Let’s go”

“MY CLUB”

“Great news from Bodymoor today!”

“WE MAKING MOVES”

“I can’t recall a time our club was as well run as it is these days, we really are starting to operate like a top club.”

“Great stuff”

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