Indiana Vassilev, 18, becomes second youngest American to play in EPL

Indiana Vassilev became the second youngest American to play in the Premier League after Jonathan Spector when he debuted for Aston Villa in its 1-1 draw with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium.

Vassilev, who turns 19 next month, played 23 minutes in his Premier League debut after making his FA Cup debut against Fulham on Jan. 4 and his League Cup debut against Leicester City four days later.

Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, to Bulgarian immigrants, Vassilev signed with Villa in 2018 after playing for the USA at the 2017 U-17 World Cup as one of three 2001 players on the team. He attended the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, and attended U-17 residency.

Vassilev is eligible for the 2021 Under-20 World Cup.
2 comments about "Indiana Vassilev, 18, becomes second youngest American to play in EPL".
  1. Wooden Ships, January 19, 2020 at 5:01 p.m.

    Could Vassilev compliment Sargent, as in a two striker front?

  2. Craig Cummings, January 19, 2020 at 7:50 p.m.

    I hope he does  not  leave us program to join bulgarias  nat team. He has one chanse to switch.

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