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Villa swoop for Newcastle's Beye

07 Aug 2009 18:24:15

Villa swoop for Newcastle's Beye

Aston Villa have signed defender Habib Beye from Newcastle United on a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee.The Senegal international right-back, 31, follows Stewart Downing and Fabian Delph to Villa Park as boss Martin O'Neill's third major summer signing. He was Newcastle's Player of the Year in 2008, and reached the Uefa Cup final with Marseille in 2004. Beye had also been given permission by to speak to Hull City before opting to join Villa. He told AVTV: "I was really happ.... read more


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