Aston Villa have signed forward Bertrand Traore from Lyon for an undisclosed fee, subject to international clearance. Burkina Faso international Traore began his senior career with Villa's Premier League rivals Chelsea and has also had loan spells with Dutch clubs Vitesse and Ajax. The 25-year-old boosts Villa's attacking options further following the arrival of Ollie Watkins from Brentford for a club-record £28million earlier this month. Details of Traore's contract at Villa Park have not been announced by the club.
Villa Park welcomed back European football for the first time in seven years as Villa faced Banik Ostrava (Czech Republic) in the first round of the UEFA Cup. Dr Jozef Venglos was now the Aston Villa...
With Aston Villa's training ground still closed due to a coronavirus outbreak, the Premier League have moved to call off Sunday's game.