Elmohamady's journey with Aston Villa comes to an end

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Fri, 28 May 2021 - 02:14 GMT

Aston Villa Egyptian defender Ahmed Elmohamady, Reuters

Aston Villa Egyptian defender Ahmed Elmohamady, Reuters

CAIRO-28 May 2021: Aston Villa Egyptian defender Ahmed Elmohamady announced on Friday his departure from Premier League side, Aston Villa, after four years of defending the team's' colours.

The player's contract with the club ends at the end of the month and the Egyptian defender announced that this season was his last at Villa Park.

"I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone involved with Villa," The Egyptian tweeted on Friday.

The player joined the Villans in 2017 summer when they were competing in the Championship, the second tier of the English football, and he is leaving them after they established themselves as one of the strongest teams in the Premier League.

He played his part in helping the team gain promotion to the Premier League in 2019, having set up his team's opening goal in the play-off final against Derby County.

He added "It was an honour to have played here. I've had four great years and have enjoyed the highs and lows."

During his four years with the giants of Birmingham, he scored four goals and provided 17 assists.

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