Hearts confirm signing of veteran midfielder Glenn Whelan

Hearts have confirmed the signing of midfielder Glenn Whelan on a one-year deal.

By Craig Fowler
Wednesday, 14th August 2019, 5:14 pm
Aston Villa midfielder Glenn Whelan.
Aston Villa midfielder Glenn Whelan.

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After mauling over the offer with his family, Whelan has decided to sign for the Edinburgh club.

The 35-year-old has been out of contract after leaving Aston Villa at the end of last season.

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Aston Villa midfielder Glenn Whelan.

He previously spent nine years as a stalwart at Stoke City during their stay in the English Premier League. Prior to that he played for Sheffield Wednesday and Bury after coming through the ranks at Manchester City.

Whelan has 86 caps for his country.