Aston Villa have completed the signing of Joleon Lescott from West Bromwich Albion.
Lescott, who is expected to form a central defensive partnership with Micah Richards at Villa Park, has signed a two-year contract after spending just over 12 months with the Baggies.
The defender passed a medical on Tuesday and the move ends a long transfer chase for Villa, who wanted to sign him before his move to West Brom last summer.
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Everton midfielder Darron Gibson has avoided a prison sentence after he hit three cyclists while drink-driving.
Gibson has been banned from driving for 20 months and given a 12-month community order, which requires him to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work.
The 27-year-old was over the UK legal drink-drive limit when he was involved in an incident in Bowden, Cheshire, on Aug. 16.
His car mounted a pavement and struck three men who had stopped at the roadside to fix a broken bicycle chain.