Deal Confirmed: Villa fend off AC Milan for services of talented defender Mungo Bridge.

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BRIDGE STAYS AT VILLA

Villa are widely reported to have resisted interest in Mungo Bridge from Italian giants AC Milan.

Bridge, just 18 years old, is attracting attention for his performances at youth and, more recently, under-23 level.

The defender, best recognised as a centre half (but can also play left back) has pleasingly opted to continue his development at Villa Park; signing a deal to keep him at the club.

Records on Bridge’s game time are sparse, but the Villa Underground has compiled a list of known starts below:

AC Milan, managed by legendary World Cup winner Gennaro Gattuso are currently 4th in Serie A, having finished 6th last season.

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