London - Middlesbrough on Friday announced the arrival of
Aston Villa's United States goalkeeper Brad Guzan, the Premier League newcomers'
eighth new signing of the close season.
Guzan made 34 appearances for relegated Villa last season
and played every match in the USA's run to the Copa America semi-final.
The 31-year-old is due to serve as back-up at Boro to former
Barcelona and Spain goalkeeper Victor Valdes, who joined the newly-promoted
Premier League side this month.
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As Middlesbrough prepare for their first season in the
Premier League for seven years, coach Aitor Karanka has been busy beefing up
his squad and Guzan and Valdes join Alvaro Negredo, Antonio Barragan, Viktor
Fischer, Bernardo Espinosa, Marten de Roon and Jordan McGhee among the new
Guzan has agreed a two-year deal.For
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