Gabriel Agbonlahor apologises after quitting Aston Villa captaincy

Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor has stepped down as the club's captain with immediate effect and apologised for his recent actions.

Gabriel Agbonlahor apologises after quitting Aston Villa captaincy

Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor has stepped down as the club's captain with immediate effect and apologised for his recent actions.

The club have also confirmed their investigation into Agbonlahor has resulted in him receiving a "substantial" fine, with the striker "reminded of his responsibilities as a professional footballer".

His suspension has been lifted and Agbonlahor will be available for selection from Monday.

The forward was suspended by the club after he was pictured apparently partying immediately after their relegation from the Barclays Premier League earlier this month.

Agbonlahor had been banned by the club since they launched the investigation last week.

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