Date: 1st September 2021 at 8:30pm
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Not an entirely unexpected deadline day move from Aston Villa, but French full back Freddy Guilbert once again headed out of Bodymoor Heath with his destination being Ligue 1 side Strasbourg.

Villans will remember that the right back spent the second half of the 2020/21 campaign out with Strasbourg and he rejoins them now with the side sat in 13th place in their top flight.

Having found the net for us in our youthful round two EFL Cup triumph over Barrow (6-0) the other week, Guilbert hasn’t featured in the Premier League this term and for whatever reason, has long seemed out of favour under head coach Dean Smith.

The 26-year-old made the move yesterday evening and he’ll be with them for the remainder of the 2021/22 campaign, where he’ll undoubtedly be looking to add to his 13 appearances for them already.

Given he’s out of contract come the end of the 2022/23 campaign, whilst it hasn’t been confirmed it would be an educated guess to assume there is a buy clause of some kind in this deal. We do have options, but understandably some fans have questions.

But we shall have to wait and see on answers – good luck Freddy.

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