Tommy Elphick: Huddersfield Town sign former Aston Villa defender

Tommy Elphick in action for Aston Villa
Tommy Elphick played 46 times for Aston Villa over three seasons

Relegated Premier League side Huddersfield Town have signed centre-back Tommy Elphick on a two-year deal following his release by Aston Villa.

The 31-year-old made 14 appearances for Villa last season as they gained promotion to the top flight.

Elphick joined Villa from Bournemouth for £3m in 2016, spending part of last term on loan at Championship side Hull.

"Tommy adds a lot of knowledge about the Championship to our squad," said Huddersfield head coach Jan Siewert.

"There was a lot of interest in Tommy from several other clubs, which is totally understandable. It is rare that a player of his quality is available as a free agent."

The Terriers have the option of extending Elphick's contract by a further year.

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