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Villa agree Makoun fee with Lyon

January 14, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Aston Villa have agreed a £5 million fee with French Ligue 1 side Lyon for the transfer of midfielder Jean II Makoun.

However, Villa are yet to agree personal terms with the 27-year-old and if the deal goes through the Premier League side could have to pay an extra £2.5 million in add-ons.

Villa boss Gerard Houllier has spent the last 24 hours in France talking to his former club in a bid to complete his first major signing since taking over at Villa Park in September.

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