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DONE DEAL: Aston Villa defender Easah Suliman joins Vitoria Guimaraes

Aston Villa defender Easah Suliman has signed for Portuguese side VitoriaGuimaraes.

The 21-year-old was part of the England side that won the European Under-19 Championship in 2017.

He was the first player of Asian heritage to captain an England football side, having done so at Under-16, Under-17 and Under-19 levels.

Suliman has signed a four-and-a-half-year contract with Vitoria, who are sixth in the Primeira Liga.

He made one senior appearance for Villa, as a sub in the Carabao Cup against Wigan in August 2017.

In the past four years, Suliman has played on loan at Cheltenham Town, Grimsby Town and Dutch side FC Emmen.

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