Carlos Sanchez: I spoke with Angel ahead of choosing Villa

Carlos Sanchez admits he spoke with Juan Pablo Angel ahead of signing for Aston Villa.

Carlos Sanchez admits he spoke with Juan Pablo Angel ahead of signing for Aston Villa.

Sanchez has joined Villa on a four-year contact from Spanish side Elche and could make his Premier League debut against Newcastle United on Saturday.

"I spoke with Juan Pablo Angel. He said I absolutely had to come and had no doubts," said Sanchez. "I spoke with Hugo Rodallega, the Fulham player, too, who said I have to come.

"I can't really do the same as Juan Pablo because we play in different positions, but he is an inspiration, nonetheless."

 
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