Preston sign Robinson and Pringle

4 Jul

Tommy Robinson (left) and Ben Pringle

Callum Robinson (left) scored four times in 31 Preston appearances while on loan from Aston Villa

Championship side Preston North End have signed Aston Villa forward Callum Robinson and Fulham midfielder Ben Pringle, both on three-year contracts.

Robinson, 21, who previously had two loan spells at the Lilywhites, turned down a new deal with Villa and joins for an undisclosed compensation fee.

Newcastle-born former Rotherham man Pringle, 26, signs for an undisclosed fee after one year with the Cottagers.

Pringle made nine league starts during a short loan spell at Ipswich in 2016.

Robinson told the club’s website: “It was obviously a big decision for me leaving Aston Villa, I’ve been there since I was eight-years-old.

“But, if there was ever a club for me to settle down with and sign permanently with, it would be Preston North End.”

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