Aston Villa Archer starlet backed to sign new ‘right away’ deal
Alan Hutton backed Cameron Archer to sign a new contract with Aston Villa “straight away” with ongoing talks.
Addressed exclusively to Football initiate, the former Holte End favorite insisted the 20-year-old has shown there is a clear path to regular first-team football this season.
As revealed by Football initiate (September 15), Archer is in talks on a new deal at Villa Park.
A source from Villa updated to reveal that the club are working on giving the youngster a significant pay raise to convince him to sign before January.
Archer’s current terms expire next summer and there is growing interest in his talents both at home and abroad.
He made his first league appearance as a substitute in the 1-0 win over Manchester United
Hutton suggested everything is in place for the young striker to continue to develop at Villa Park.
As such, he suggested that Archer put the pen to paper as soon as possible.
When asked if a clear path to the first team would convince Archer to sign, Hutton said Football insiders Russell’s Edge: “Ah exactly. You sign right away.
“As soon as they offer it, you sign it because you’ve shown your hard work and Dean Smith trusted him to get him into the squad.
“There is a way, we saw it with (Jacob) Ramsey, (Carney) Chukwuemeka, Archer, (Jaden) Philogene-Bidace.
“All these guys are on the youth team and they had opportunities. He learns, he learns on the job in the first team.
“We gave him this opportunity. For me, if I was a youngster and I am him, you sign it and you continue your development where you are.
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