Aston Villa Women sign up defender Meaghan Sargeant

Aston Villa's new signing, Meaghan Sargeant
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Aston Villa Women have signed 27-year-old defender Meaghan Sargeant from Bristol City on a two-year deal.

The 27-year-old, who earlier made over 50 appearances for Birmingham City, is a versatile player in defence with international experience for England up to U-23 level.

Villa manager Carla Ward told “Meaghan is a strong leader who can play off both feet and is athletically strong.

“Having had a frustrating year with injury, this is a big season for her and we look forward to seeing what she can bring to this squad.”

Sargeant added: “Unfortunately at Bristol City I got a bad injury. Eventually I came back last season.

“I’m hoping I can now improve here at Aston Villa. I’m excited for the next season of football.”

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