35.6 C
Delhi

Robin Olsen officially completes Aston Villa switch for €3.5m

Aston Villa have confirmed the signing of Robin Olsen on a permanent deal from Roma. The Midlands club have paid €3.5 million to the Europa Conference League winners to make the transfer permanent, as they wanted to keep him. 

He spent the initial part of the season on loan at Sheffield United in the Championship, and joined Aston Villa in the January transfer window. Despite only making one appearance during the entirety of his loan spell, he is now set to join the club on a long-term deal.

Robin Olsen joins Aston Villa permanently 

Here is the official announcement made by the Birmingham-based club regarding the acquisition of the goalkeeper: “Aston Villa is pleased to announce the signing of Robin Olsen for an undisclosed fee. 

The Swedish goalkeeper joins from AS Roma on a permanent deal having spent the second half of last season on loan at Villa Park. 

- Advertisement -TechnoSports-Ad

The experienced international, capped over 50 times by his country, has represented clubs in Sweden, Greece, Denmark and in Italy across his career and has previously played Premier League football with Everton.”

Emiliano Martinez is still expected to be the first choice goalkeeper in the team. However, the presence of Olsen will provide good competition for the Argentinian. The Swede is his country’s first choice keeper, and has been capped 58 times. As a result, he will want to be in top shape to challenge his teammate for a place between the sticks whenever possible. 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Arsh Das
Arsh Das
A music enthusiast, also passionate about football and bringing you the latest in the sporting world every day.
TechnoSports-Ad

Popular

TechnoSports-Ad

Related Stories

More from author

Thiago Silva all but confirms Chelsea exit at the end of 23/24 season

Chelsea's Thiago Silva has revealed that he has decided his future, and that fans will find out in the next few weeks. The 39-year-old...

Bayer Leverkusen produce another late comeback to extend unbeaten run to 45 games

The final 10 minutes of Borussia Dortmund vs Bayer Leverkusen were as tense as they could be. After Niclas Fullkrug scored in the 81st...

Chennaiyin FC sign 2 new players for new season

Chennaiyin FC have been making waves in the transfer market after missing out on the ISL semifinals this season. The Machans have completed the...

Manchester United escape Wembley embarassment to set up FA Cup final against City

Manchester United have defeated Coventry City 4-2 on penalties to set up a Mancunian derby in the FA Cup finals. The Red Devils were...