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DONE DEAL: Aston Villa announce agreement with Club Brugge for Wesley Moraes

Aston Villa have announced an agreement with Club Brugge for Wesley Moraes.

In a statement the Premier League new boys confirmed:

"Aston Villa and Club Brugge have agreed the transfer of Brazilian striker Wesley, subject to a work permit and international clearance.

"The 22-year-old has spent the past four seasons with the Belgian side where he has helped them win two league titles, two Belgian Super Cups and netted an impressive 17 goals last season.

"He has made a number of appearances in the Champions League, netting twice in consecutive games in last season's group stage while he also scored a winning goal for Brugge against RB Salzburg in the knock-out phase of the 2018/19 Europa League.

"The 6ft 3in striker has now won six major honours in his fledgling career including a league title and cup during his spell in Slovakia with AS Trencin.

"Wesley was also crowned "De Golden Schoen", the award given to the best young player of the year in the Belgian Pro League."

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