The official website for European football

Djemba-Djemba signs for Villa

Published: Monday 31 January 2005, 16.55CET
Aston Villa FC have beaten the transfer deadline to sign Eric Djemba-Djemba from Manchester United FC.

UEFA.com features

Bergsson takes charge in Iceland
  • Bergsson takes charge in Iceland
  • UEFA Executive Committee endorses reforms
  • Women referees raising the bar
  • European Parliament gives backing to UEFA’s policies
  • 641 clubs receive UEFA EURO 2016 benefits
  • European club football's financial turnaround
  • UEFA Foundation gives second life to EURO materials
  • UEFA Direct spotlight on the 'boot-iful' game
  • AFC and UEFA Presidents meet in Nyon
  • 2016 ─ a year to remember for UEFA
1 of 10
Published: Monday 31 January 2005, 16.55CET

Djemba-Djemba signs for Villa

Aston Villa FC have beaten the transfer deadline to sign Eric Djemba-Djemba from Manchester United FC.

Aston Villa FC have beaten the transfer deadline to sign Cameroon midfield player Eric Djemba-Djemba for an undisclosed fee from Manchester United FC.

Not a regular
The 23-year-old had been at Old Trafford since August 2003 but failed to hold down a regular first-team place, making just 13 starts in the Premiership. United paid FC Nantes Atlantique €5m for his services in August 2003. Villa had been looking for a new midfield player after Gavin McCann was ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury.

Last updated: 31/01/05 18.50CET

Related information

Member associations
Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/memberassociations/news/newsid=276174.html#djemba+signs+villa