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Feyenoord's El Ahmadi keen to finalise Villa deal

Feyenoord midfielder Karim El Ahmadi is hoping to complete his proposed move to Aston Villa.

The Dutch and English clubs in question are believed to be close to agreeing a fee for the 27-year old Dutch-born Moroccan international who is looking forward to continuing his career in England's top flight.

"Aston Villa is a top club," he told Express & Star.

"I will miss Feyenoord, but nobody will blame me for taking this step.

"I am looking forward to playing against clubs like Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal."

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