American goalkeeper Brad Guzan has signed a new four-year deal at Aston Villa, which will keep him at the club to the end of the 2016-17 season.

“For me, it’s an honour and a privilege to play for Aston Villa Football Club and to commit my future long-term. I’m overjoyed by it.

“To have this opportunity to commit my future, with the plans and the future being what they are going forward, it’s tremendously exciting and I know that’s not just for me but for everybody, including the fans.

“From a personal standpoint, especially after last season playing consistently through virtually the entire season, hopefully now I’m coming in to some good years ahead and to be able to do that at Villa is exciting. It’s going to be good times ahead.”

Guzan was one of the main reasons why Aston Villa were able to stay in the Premier League season after a string of incredible performances throughout the majority of the season.

With Guzan penning a new deal at Aston Villa, it’s time for 28-year-old Guzan to get the starting position on the US men’s national team. He’s proven that he has the confidence and all-around skills to excel for his country. What do you think? Do you agree or disagree? Share your opinion in the comments section below.

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