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Shamrock Rovers fullback Enda Stevens excited with Aston Villa move

Shamrock Rovers fullback Enda Stevens is excited about his move to Aston Villa.

The Irish defender put pen to paper on a pre-contract agreement in August which sees him fly to Villa on Monday on a three-and-a-half-year deal.

"It will be hard to get into the team but I am to hit the ground running and see if I can break in. It's a massive club but hopefully it can happen for me," Stevens told Irish newspaper The Herald.

"There will be a different level in terms of the training and the way players are prepared. Villa are a full-time club with so much money involved. It's going to be a better set-up compared to Ireland.

"I'm not that nervous as I was over there for a week already. I got that out of the way, and the players over there were really good to me, and Richard Dunne went out of his way to welcome me."

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