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Aston Villa's Ben Chrisene joins Kilmarnock on season-long loan

The teenage left-back will continue his development at Rugby Park.

Aston Villa’s Ben Chrisene joins Kilmarnock on season-long loan Jeff Holmes

Kilmarnock have added to their squad ahead of the transfer deadline, signing Ben Chrisene on loan from Aston Villa.

The 18-year-old moves to Rugby Park until the end of the season and looks to continue his development after establishing himself in the Premier League club’s youth side and winning the Youth Cup in 2021.

Chrisene is an England youth international and says he is eager to play first team football on a weekly basis.

“I’m buzzing to be fair,” he told the club’s official website.

“It’s exciting for me and for the club as well I hope, on a personal note it’s good for me to play every week and the club has such a high ambition and pushing for top six is what everyone wants, hopefully I can help.

I’m a left back, see myself as a dynamic player if the gaffer needs me to adapt, I’m very powerful, good on the ball and can defend.

It’s exciting coming to Scotland, not many people get to experience Scottish football, I’ve been told all about it and the competitiveness and the skill within it, which not everyone knows about.

I’m really looking forward to Saturday”