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Pires signs deal at Villa Park

Robert Pires is heading back to the Premier League after agreeing a short-term deal with Aston Villa.

The former Arsenal midfielder has accepted a six-month contract which will make him Villa manager Gerard Houllier's first signing when finalised.

The 37-year-old has been a free agent since his release by Villarreal in the summer and has been training with Arsenal for the past two months.

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sokrates4392d ago

What is Houllier thinking? He should continue using young players, not picking up a almost 40 years old ex-star. Pires was good, now he belongs to the past!

ohahCantona4392d ago

The newt Houllier will sign is Cantona:-)