N'Zogbia signs five-year Villa deal
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Aston Villa have completed the signing of midfielder Charles N'Zogbia from Wigan Athletic on a five-year contract.

The club confirmed on their website today that the 25-year-old French international has passed a medical and will be available for next Wednesday's pre-season fixture against Derby at Pride Park and for the 6 August match with Braga in Portugal.

I am really happy and extremely excited to sign for Aston Villa.
Charles N'Zogbia, French midfielder

"I am really happy and extremely excited to sign for Aston Villa," N'Zogbia told the club's website. "It is a great club and it is a really big step for me in my career, so I am sure I will enjoy my football here.

"I think it is going to be a really good season and hopefully I'll do well here. I can't wait to meet my new team-mates, play with them and work together to do something special this season.

"Alex McLeish is a strong manager and I think he is going to build a really good team for this season."