Aston Villa: Tommy Elphick recalled from season-long Hull City loan deal

Tommy Elphick
Tommy Elphick scored against Hull City for Aston Villa at the start of this season

Aston Villa have recalled centre-back Tommy Elphick from his season-long loan deal at Hull City.

The 31-year-old made 18 league appearances for the Tigers, and scored in a 3-2 win against Swansea City earlier this month.

Elphick will be eligible for Villa's home match against QPR on Wednesday.

"Thank you so much to everyone at Hull," he tweetedexternal-link. "Being recalled is a result of us all doing well and I hope the form continues into the new year."

Elphick added: "I'm absolutely delighted to go back to @AVFCOfficial and get going under the new manager and adding to this exciting group of players, pushing for another promotion."

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