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Aston Villa captain Richards delighted to link up with former Man City mate Lescott

Micah Richards was overjoyed after Aston Villa completed the signing of Joleon Lescott on deadline day.


The 33-year-old centre-back arrived at Villa Park from West Midlands rivals West Bromwich Albion, reuniting with Richards who he won the 2012 Premier League title with at Manchester City.

Of the signing, the Villa skipper posted his joy on Twitter about getting the opportunity to again team up with his close mate.

The pair's former club were also excited.

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