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Aston Villa confirms transfer of AA Gent-keeper Kalinic

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The transfer of Lovre Kalinic to Aston Villa. The news was Friday officially announced by the English club. AA Gent, take peace with a basic amount of 6 million euros with bonuses can add up.

“Aston Villa confirm the transfer of the Croatian goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic”, reports the English club on its website. “Kalinic comes on on 1 January and has signed a contract until 2023.”

Coach Dean Smith is – how could it be otherwise, pleased about the arrival of the Croatian keeper. “We are very happy that we have someone with the qualities and experience of Lovre have been able to attract. He is a great goalkeeper, and we look forward to him to embrace.”

Aston Villa after 22 days only eighth in the Championship with 33 points. That is 12 points less than leader Leeds United and 11 points less than Norwich City. For Villa it comes to the top six. Play four teams to the third and last ticket to the Premier League.

When Aston Villa comes Kalinic ex-Standardspeler Birkir Bjarnason. Other famous names include Yannick Bolasie, Anwar El Ghazi, Tammy Abraham and Jack Grealish. Currently, the Norwegian Örjan Nyland number one in Birmingham. That came only last summer for 3 million euros from the German FC Ingolstadt and held in twenty performances of five times the zero.

Lovre Kalinic came in the winter of 2017 from Hajduk Split, his youth club that he in 2013 the Croatian cup won. The Buffalo had to pay the price of 3 million euros for the goalkeeper which in the sixteen international matches to his name. In 79 matches for AA Gent got Kalinic 88 goals against and he was 29 times its nets clean. He was also seven times a yellow card.

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