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25th Dec, 2016 | 8:25pm

Aston Villa fans react on Twitter as 18-year-old signs new contract

By Amir Mir

Aston Villa defender Easah Suliman has signed a new contract until 2019 – and fans on Twitter were delighted that the club has tied down the talented youngster.

The club confirmed on their official Twitter account on Friday that the 18-year-old has agreed to sign a new deal with the Championship side.

Fans on social media were delighted that he signed the new deal as they urged fellow academy product Rushian Hepburn-Murphy to do the same.

Supporters congratulated the centre-back on his extended deal and wished him good luck for the future.

Fans stated how much potential he had as all supporters were pleased to see him put pen to paper on a new deal.

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Here is a selection of their message on Twitter:

Centre-back Suliman is currently on-loan at League Two outfit Cheltenham Town, where he has been a regular feature for the club.

Suliman has played 12 League Two, FA Cup and EFL Cup games for the Robins, with England duty ruling him out of a few matches during the season.

Nonetheless, his side is struggling in the relegation zone in the fourth-tier of English football as they have registered 21 points from 21 games this term.

The Robins player is yet to play senior football for his parent side, but he has represented the younger Villa squads.

Additionally, he has been called up for his home country at under-16 level to the under-19 level, making two appearances for the latter.

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