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.
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.
Where will Villa finish this season?
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’.
“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.”
In other news: Aston Villa source provides telling Emile Smith Rowe update as third bid looms, find out more here.
Click here to comment on this articleor
Give us feedback on your Football Transfer Tavern experience