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Villa offer starlet new deal

Aston Villa have offered highly-rated youngster Lewis Kinsella a new deal, Sky Sports understands.

Full-back Kinsella is highly-regarded within the corridors of power at Villa Park and the club are keen to tie him down to a new contract.

The 19-year-old has yet to make his first-team debut for Villa, but has been a regular for the Under 21s side this season.

Kinsella started his career at Arsenal before leaving the Emirates to join Villa and he has impressed since making the move to Villa Park.

Kinsella helped Villa win the coveted NextGen Series last season and he is expected to be pushing for a place in the Villa first team next season.