John Terry has expressed his delight after extending his contract with Aston Villa for the next couple of seasons. Terry’s assistant position with the Villains had come under question with his contract expiring at the end of the month but he has now decided to commit his future by penning a two-year deal with the west Midlands side.
Speaking to the club’s official website, the former Chelsea captain said that he is thankful to the club’s board and manager Dean Smith after being handed the chance to work with them. He added that the Villains are now heading for a testing challenge and they must prepare for the same as they seek to beat the Premier League drop at the first coming.
Aston Villa’s on-loan striker Tammy Abraham has said that the team must avoid any complacency in the forthcoming matches as they seek to qualify for the end of the season playoffs. The west Midlands side were without Tyrone Mings and Jack Grealish for the recent meeting against Bristol City but they still managed to secure a 2-1 victory at the weekend.
Speaking after the game, Abraham, who scored the opening goal from the penalty spot, said that the club can look far ahead for the timebeing and they must concentrate on a game-by-game basis as they seek to finish in the top six, he said: “We can’t get complacent now. We have to go into every game like it is our last and put in performances.”
Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig are reportedly looking into a possible move for Tammy Abraham this summer as they seek to overcome the potential departure of Timo Werner from the club’s ranks. Werner has been a crucial performer for Leipzig since their promotion to the top tier but they are considering his sale amid the recent contract standoff.
According to The Sun, the German outfit are likely to consider the sale of Werner in the summer, should he remain reluctant to extend his contract beyond the summer of 2020. It is added that the club are already looking into reinforcements with Chelsea’s Abraham identified as one of the possible targets for the forthcoming transfer window.
Aston Villa goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic has revealed his delight after bagging his first clean sheets during the Championship clash against Reading on the road. The west Midlands outfit could only muster a 0-0 draw against the Royals on Saturday and that came about with an impressive performance from Kalinic, who made a couple of notable saves.
Speaking after the game, the Croatia international was pleased to secure his maiden shutout for the team after previously going four matches without doing so. He added that he required some time to adapt to the demands of the Championship and is hoping to improve the club’s defensive statistic for the remainder of the season.