Aston Villa set to release former Oldham Athletic loanee Jordan Lyden at the end of the season, according to journalist Alan Nixon.

Championship side Aston Villa are set to release former Oldham Athletic loanee Jordan Lyden at the end of the season.

Alan Nixon tweeted: “VILLA. No deal for unlucky Jordan Lyden. Aussie midfielder hurt when back from loan spell at OLDHAM. Free agent in summer. Good catch if stays fit.”

The midfielder has spent time on loan at Oldham Athletic this season, and the 22-year-old appeared 14 times, scoring on one occasions for the club in all competitions.

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Jordan Lyden was part on the Latics side that knocked Premiership side Fulham out of the FA Cup in the 3rd round, and he left Oldham Athletic highly regarded by the club and the fans.

About Jordan Lyden –

The youngster was handed his senior debut for Aston Villa in a disappointing 1-1 draw at Wycombe Wanderers in the FA Cup in January when the young Australian Under 20s international was introduced as an 83rd minute substitute.

The youngster made five further appearances for Aston Villa as the club were relegated from the Premier League. Lyden has suffered two 4-0 defeats and a 6-0 hammering in his six appearances for the club to date.

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The defensive midfielder signed for Aston Villa as a 16 year old when he made the move from Australian soccer club ECU Joondalup. Since then he has graduated through the various age groups at Aston Villa to represent the first team. The youngster has captained the Under 21s side.

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