Villa signing Okore: Desailly my hero

Aston Villa signing Jores Okore says he models his game on former Chelsea captain Marcel Desailly.

Aston Villa signing Jores Okore says he models his game on former Chelsea captain Marcel Desailly.

The 20-year-old is hoping follow in the footsteps of World Cup winner Desailly by being a big hit in the top flight.

"I really looked up to Marcel Desailly when I was young and I still do," he said.

"He was my favourite player and hopefully I can play like him and bring a lot into the Premier League like he did."

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