Official: Cleverley joins Aston Villa on loan
The midfielder has left Manchester United to sign
for the Midlands outfit on a season-long deal
after making 31 appearances in all competitions
Aston Villa have completed the signing of Tom
Cleverley on a season-long loan from Manchester
Paul Lambert’s side had been competing with
Everton to sign the midfielder but finally
completed the move on Tuesday after the
Premier League sanctioned the switch nearly 17
hours after the deadline had passed.
Villa have signed midfielder Tom Cleverley from
The 25-year-old, who has earned 13 caps for
England, joins Villa for the rest of the campaign,
with reports suggesting that the move involves a
break clause in January.
Cleverley made 31 appearances in all
competitions last season but was deemed surplus
to requirements by Louis van Gaal, who bolstered
his midfield options with Ander Herrera, Angel Di
Maria and Daley Blind in the summer.
Cleverley joins Javier Hernandez, Wilfried Zaha,
Nani, Shinji Kagawa, Nemanja Vidic, Rio
Ferdinand, Patrice Evra, Alexander Buttner and
Danny Welbeck in leaving United this summer.
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