Aston Villa sign former Liverpool keeper

Pepe Reina has joined Aston Villa until the end of the season

Dean Smith, the team's manager, is said to be delighted with the move, saying that he has a "wealth of Premier League experience".

AC Milan have signed Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic to replace Spaniard Pepe Reina who completed a six-month loan deal to Premier League club Aston Villa on Monday.

"At the begin of the summertime we were trying to find a knowledgeable goalkeeper and also generated Tom Heaton".

The 37-year-old could make his Villa debut in Saturday's trip to Brighton. We have to play with discipline and stay determined.

"They are great lads and they have the mentality to be strong and be ready for a good battle in the last games".

The 32-year-old Bosnian global has just returned to the Premier League after spending the first half of the season on a temporary deal in Azerbaijan with FK Qarabag.

"Unfortunately, his injury has ruled him out for the rest of the season but Pepe fits our criteria not just because of his experience but also because of his leadership qualities". Then join us at 7pm for the definitive round-up of the day's news with The Transfer Show.

A move to AC Milan followed, but Reina has featured just once for the Serie A club this term.

He has pushed to join Villa after making such five league appearances among 13 in all competitions during two seasons at Milan.

Former Liverpool goalkeeper Reina, who spent eight years at Anfield as the Reds' first-choice shot-stopper, will spend the remainder of the season at Villa Park.

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