Excelsior junior may head for Aston Villa

Young Dutch defender Arsenio Halfuid looks set to join English club Aston Villa, the 17-year-old’s agent told the Telegraaf.

‘They are doing everything they can to get him to England from January 1,’ Winnie Haatrecht told the paper. Halfuid began his career as a youth player at Feyenoord and now plays at Rotterdam’s Excelsior.

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