Ashley Westwood: Aston Villa midfielder signs new deal

Ashley Westwood
Ashley Westwood played 123 times for Crewe before joining Aston Villa

Aston Villa midfielder Ashley Westwood has signed a new five-year deal with the Premier League club.

Westwood, 25, arrived at Villa Park from League One Crewe for £2m in 2012.

The Englishman has made 103 appearances, including 29 last season as Villa reached the FA Cup final and narrowly avoided relegation.

"I'm now entering what I hope will be the peak years of my career and I look forward to spending them here," Westwood told the club's website.external-link