Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 6/10/13
Aston Villa forward Andreas Weimann has signed a new three-year contract with the club. The 21-year-old scored 12 goals last season, leapfrogging Darren Bent in the pecking order at Villa Park and breaking into the Austria team. "I'm really happy that I've signed. I love the club and it's been brilliant for me, for I have a feeling of being at home here at Aston Villa," he said. Weimann has progressed through the club's academy, having moved from Rapid Vienna as a 15-year-old. He showed his potential during a loan spell with Watford in the 2010-11 season and scored his first senior goals for Villa at the end of the following campaign. He told avfc.co.uk: "I've been here for six seasons now, having started with the academy in 2006, and last season was tremendous for me and terrific for the team the way we played over the second half of a really demanding campaign. "The last several months of the season we played really well and got better and better as season went on. Hopefully...
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