Five facts about Aston Villa's new signing Libor Kozak

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We take a look at Aston Villa's deadline day signing.

He has been plying his trade in the Serie A for the last four season and now he comes to make a success of himself in the Premier League. Here are some key things you need to know about Villa's new signing 

Five facts about Aston Villa new boy Libor Kozak:

1) Born in Opava, Czechoslovakia on the 30th May 1989 

2) Began his career at his hometown club Opava before joining Lazio, he was loaned out to Brescia for the 2009/10 season before returning and fighting for his place in the Lazio starting 11.

3) Trialled at Portsmouth in 2008, but Pompey made the decision not to sign him

4) He finished last season as the Europa League's top scorer with eight goals throughout the competition. Despite this he failed to score a single goal in the Serie A all season long.

5) He has collected four caps for the Czech Republic and he scored his first international goal against Hungary last month. He only made his international debut against rivals Slovakia in November 2012. 

Villa fans can see him in action below: 

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