Aston Villa's Double Signing

by Soccerly on Jun.13.2013
  1. Aston Villa boosted their squad for next season's Premier League campaign by signing Denmark defender Jores Okore and Dutch midfielder Leandro Bacuna on Thursday.

    Okore, 20, signed a four-year deal after joining from Nordsjaelland while Groningen player Bacuna, 21, penned a three-year contract.

    Okore told "I know there is great potential in the team. I have watched many of our games because the Premier League is very popular back in Denmark."

    Ivory Coast-born Okore won the Danish cup in 2011 and league title in 2011-12, and featured in the Champions League group stages last term.

    He made his debut for the Danish national team in November 2011 and has won seven caps.

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