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Matt Lowton signs new contract at Aston Villa

The 24-year-old joined from Sheffield United last summer

Aston Villa's right-back Matt Lowton has signed a new four-year deal until 2017.

Lowton, 24, impressed in his first season at Villa after moving from Sheffield United and has earned himself a new extended contract.

Lowton is the sixth player to agree a new contract this season, following fellow defenders Ciaran Clark and Nathan Baker, midfielder Ashley Westwood, striker Andreas Weimann and goalkeeper Brad Guzan.