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Philippe Senderos brought in to shore up Villa defence

Updated: Thursday, 05 Jun 2014 17:09 | Comments

Philippe Senderos (fourth from left) will play in Villa's claret and blue from next season
Philippe Senderos (fourth from left) will play in Villa's claret and blue from next season

Aston Villa have announced the signing of former Arsenal and Fulham defender Philippe Senderos.

Senderos, 29, has agreed a two-year deal that will take effect from 1 July.

He becomes Villa manager Paul Lambert's first signing of the summer, with the move announced prior to Senderos' departure to the World Cup with Switzerland on Friday.

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