Transfer: Reina completes loan move to Villa as Begovic join Milan


Pepe Reina

Pepe Reina has made his way back to the Premier League completing a loan move to Aston Villa from Milan as Bournemouth’s Asmir Begovic go in the opposite direction in a short-term deal.

Former Liverpool goalkeeper Reina, who spent eight years at Anfield as the Reds’ first-choice shot-stopper, will spend the remainder of the season at Villa Park.

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Villa have moved for the 37-year-old due to the season-ending knee injury England’s Tom Heaton suffered earlier this month.

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Reina joined Milan from Napoli in 2018 but has been unable to dislodge Gianluigi Donnarumma and has been restricted to five Serie A appearances.

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Donnarumma’s deputy will now be ex-Chelsea goalkeeper Begovic, who has also moved on a deal that runs until the end of the campaign.



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