Aston Villa signed defender Calum Chambers from Arsenal on Thursday, making him the club’s fifth addition of the January transfer window.
Chambers, 27, who can play in both central defense and right-back, has signed a three-and-a-half-year contract at Villa Park for an undisclosed fee.
His arrival follows those of Philippe Coutinho, Lucas Digne, Robin Olsen and Kerr Smith as Steven Gerrard reshapes his squad.
“It’s a great step to join the club. The club is gaining momentum and it’s an exciting time to be here,” Chambers told Villa’s website. “You can really feel that in and around of the building. You can feel the energy around the place.” Chambers made 122 appearances for Arsenal after joining Southampton in 2014, but has only played five games this season. DIALLO JOINS RANGERS Manchester United sent Amad Diallo on loan to Scottish champions Rangers for the rest of the season.
The 19-year-old winger joined United from Atalanta in January last year and has made nine appearances in all competitions.
Only one of them has come this season, in the Champions League against Young Boys in December when United were already guaranteed to pass the group stage.
“It’s fantastic for me at this stage of my career to have the opportunity to come to such a big club which is challenging on so many fronts,” Diallo said of his move to Rangers, “and will give me great opportunities. to test me in many environments. United also let another striker, Anthony Martial, go on loan during the January transfer window. Martial joined Sevilla.
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