Birmingham news Aston Villa teenager Tyreik Wright joins Walsall on loan deal PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Aston Villa transfers - The Republic of Ireland left-winger has trained with Dean Smith's first-team previously and has penned a loan deal at the Banks's Stadium
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Aston Villa's Irish under-23 winger Tyreik Wright has penned a loan deal at Walsall for the remainder of the season. Wright, 19, has been at Villa since 2018 after being signed from Lakewood in Cork and, this season, has two goals and three assists for Villa's under-23s. The teenager was missing from last week's FA Cup heroics against Liverpool as it's believed he was one of the few players who had been training with Villa's first-team in the build-up to that cup game. The Republic of Ireland under-19 international said of his loan move to League Two Walsall: "I’m absolutely delighted to be here. I just want to thank the gaffer and Walsall for giving me the opportunity to come here on loan. I have been waiting a long time for this opportunity and I just can’t wait to get started. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now "It means a lot to me (to be allowed out on loan) to be fair. I want to go out there and showcase my ability and show everyone what I have got. "Like I say, I have been waiting for this opportunity for a long time.
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. "I’ll take my experiences of playing in the EFL Trophy this season because I haven’t played men’s football before but those games are a massive help and they can really help with your career development and I have enjoyed playing in those games.”
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Duds, disasters and diamonds - Aston Villa's January transfer windows rated Walsall boss Darrell Clarke spoke of his delight at adding Villa's exciting young player to his ranks with 11th-placed Walsall in action on Saturday at home to Oldham. "Tyreik is going to give us great options out wide," said Clarke. “He’s got great ability with the ball at his feet and he has the potential to be a real threat in the final third. "He’s been showing his match winning qualities in the under 23s at Villa and for his country at youth level so we are really looking forward to working with him. "We’ve got a great relationship with Aston Villa and we’re very grateful to them for letting us have one of their exciting youngsters. The transfer is subject to EFL, Premier League and FA clearance. Wright, who's left footed, will wear the number 27 shirt at the Banks's Stadium.
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