Jill Scott joins Aston Villa Women on loan

Aston Villa loan signing, Jill Scott
Jill Scott in action against Aston Villa earlier this month. (Photo: Morgan Harlow/Getty Images)

Aston Villa have signed England international midfielder Jill Scott on loan from Manchester City for the rest of the season.

The 34-year-old brings masses of experience, having made over 150 appearances for England, as well as more than 100 games for both Everton and Manchester City.

Villa manager Carla Ward told avfc.co.uk: “When we heard of Jill’s availability it was a no-brainer.

“To have the chance to acquire one of England’s most decorated footballers is a chance we couldn’t turn down.

“Jill will bring so much to this group, not only on the pitch but I see her having a huge impact off it too.

“We have some hugely exciting young talents coming through, so for them to learn from someone of Jill’s stature will be massive.”

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