Aston Villa swoop for Togo star Salifou

Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill has signed Togo midfielder Moustapha Salifou for an undisclosed fee.

Salifou, 24, has joined the midlands club from Swiss outfit FC Wil on a one-year contract.

He played in all three of Togo's group matches at the World Cup finals in Germany last year.

Manager O'Neill said: "He has great determination to succeed at this level and he may well prove to be an excellent asset."

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