Pepe Reina returns to Premier League with Aston Villa
Three-time Premier League Golden Glove winner Pepe Reina is coming back to England in a brand new role.
The serial trophy chaser is joining Aston Villa on loan from AC Milan in a bid to help the Villans stay in the top flight.
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Reina, 37, made 395 appearances for Liverpool between 2005-2014, winning the FA Cup, League Cup, and UEFA Super Cup.
His last first team appearance was Oct. 5, a 2-1 win over Genoa. Now he’ll take the gloves for an Aston Villa side missing Tom Heaton for the rest of the season.
Reina is closing in on 800 career senior appearances, all with big European clubs. He began his time with Barcelona in 1999 before moving onto Villarreal, Liverpool, Napoli, Bayern Munich, and AC Milan.
He was on the Spain squads that won the 2008 and 2012 EURO tournaments as well as the 2010 World Cup.