CIARAN CLARK has signed a new five-year contract with Premier League Aston Villa.
Clark, whose late grandmother Vera was from Manorcunningham and whose father Mick was brought up in Milford, has 11 caps for the Republic of Ireland and can play left-back or centre-back.
“I’m absolutely thrilled to sign a new contract,” 26-year-old Clark told the Aston Villa official club website. I’ve been at Aston Villa since I was a kid and I want to continue to play for this fantastic football club.
“Everyone is looking forward to the new season and I’m delighted to be going into the opening game on Saturday knowing my long-term future has been sorted.”
Villa open their Premier League campaign against Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday at 3pm.Tags: