Villa confirm deal for Liverpool keeper Carson

Aston Villa are expected to complete the signing of Liverpool goalkeeper Scott Carson today.

Villa's website, avfc.co.uk, has confirmed Martin O'Neill hopes to complete the signing of England Under-21 goalkeeper Scott Carson on a season-long loan today.

The 21-year-old, who spent last season on loan at Charlton, will be ineligible to face Liverpool on Saturday, but will be available for the trip to Newcastle seven days later.

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