first_img The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star John McGinn helped get Aston Villa promoted to the Premier League LATEST John McGinn has signed a new five-year contract with Aston Villa ahead of the new Premier League season.The 24-year-old was a revelation for Villa last season as they were promoted to the top flight through the play-offs. REVEALED Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Liverpool update ‘Champions Wall’ after ending 2019 as European and world champions His performances for club and for Scotland understandably led to interest from other clubs, most notably Manchester United.It was believed that Villa wanted £50million for the midfielder and United legend Sir Alex Ferguson was pushing for the deal to go through. FAREWELL McGinn told the club’s website: “I have loved every minute of my time at Aston Villa and I am delighted to commit myself to the club for the long term.”Club CEO Christian Purslow said: “We are delighted to secure John’s services for the long term at Aston Villa.“He is the type of player Dean Smith an our ownership group want to build our club around: young, determined, athletic, technically-gifted and passionate about winning.” We are delighted to announce that John McGinn has signed a new five-year contract with the Club. ✍️Details 👉 https://t.co/gkLqa6UnU0 #AVFC pic.twitter.com/Ae8KObbR4c— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) August 8, 2019The former manager is close friends with McGinn’s grandad Jack and wanted to see him at Old Trafford.Villa signed the Scotland international from Hibernian last summer and went on to make 45 appearances in all competitions.He was voted both fans’ player of the season and players’ player of the season. New job Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January TROPHY West Ham vs Manchester City (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORTLeeds vs Nottingham Forest (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Crystal Palace vs Everton (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Tottenham vs Aston Villa (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORTcenter_img Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ deals LIVE on talkSPORT 1 latest LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Saturday is GameDay on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 as we become your go to destination for all the Premier League action. We’ll bring you LIVE commentary of Premier League games across all three time slots on Saturday – 12.30pm, 3pm and 5.30pm – delivering award-winning coverage to more GameDay listeners than ever. targets Matic one of two players for sale with ‘two Premier League clubs’ interested Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Check out all the live commentaries coming up across the talkSPORT network this week Former Crystal Palace and West Brom manager Pardew takes over at Dutch strugglers Getty Images – Getty last_img

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