Tommy Elphick reacts on Twitter after completing Aston Villa move

Bournemouth's Tommy Elphick

Aston Villa signed Tommy Elphick from Bournemouth yesterday.

Bournemouth's Tommy Elphick

Tommy Elphick has posted two messages on Twitter, after completing his transfer to Aston Villa.

Elphick moved from Bournemouth to Villa in a transfer worth £3 million.

The centre-back has signed a new deal with the Claret and Blues, which will keep him at the club until 2019.

Elphick is expected to have a key role to play, and he posted a message on Twitter suggesting he was excited to get started at the Midlands club.

Elphick’s departure from Bournemouth comes as a disappointment to the Premier League side.

The former Stockport man was very highly regarded by the Cherries, after he captained them to promotion from the Championship.

Bournemouth had offered Elphick a contract extension, but the 28-year-old decided that a move to Villa would be more appealing.

Elphick made 142 appearances in four years at Bournemouth, and he reflected on the journey he had been on with a post on social media.

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