Official: Robin Olsen signs permanent deal with Aston Villa

Andy Mattioli

Swedish shot-stopper Robin Olsen officially leaves Roma after four years in favor of Aston Villa, where the 32-year-old found a home after a series of loan spells in Italy and England.

The English side announced the signing on their official website:

Aston Villa is pleased to announce the signing of Robin Olsen for an undisclosed fee. 

The Swedish goalkeeper joins from AS Roma on a permanent deal having spent the second half of last season on loan at Villa Park. 

The experienced international, capped over 50 times by his country, has represented clubs in Sweden, Greece, Denmark and in Italy across his career and has previously played Premier League football with Everton. 

Olsen made his Villa debut on the final day of last season at Manchester City.

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