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Sanson makes permanent switch to Nice

Morgan Sanson of Aston Villa in action during a pre-season friendly
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Aston Villa have confirmed France midfielder Morgan Sanson has completed a permanent move to Nice.

The 29-year-old has spent this season on loan at the Ligue 1 side - making 31 appearances in all competitions.

Sanson joined Villa in January 2021 from Marseille and made 23 appearances for the club - scoring one goal against Stevenage in the FA Cup in January 2023.