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Aston Villa's Agbonlahor asks to relinquish captaincy

London, April 29, (GNA/dpa) - Aston Villa say Gabriel Agbonlahor has asked to step down as captain of the relegated Premier league club.

The 29-year-old had been suspended by the club for his attitude but will be available for their remaining three matches.

"The player has received a substantial fine and been reminded of his responsibilities as a professional footballer at Aston Villa," the club said in a statement.

"His suspension is now lifted and he will be available for selection from Monday."

Villa have already been relegated from the Premier League, with just 16 points from 35 games.

GNA


Source: GNA Story (http://www.ghananewsagency.org/sports/aston-villa-s-agbonlahor-asks-to-relinquish-captaincy-103279)
Published: 2016-04-29 22:54:43
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