Soccer-Aston Villa sign giant Denmark striker Helenius (Reuters)

June 18 (Reuters) – Aston Villa have signed towering Denmark striker Nicklas Helenius from Aalborg, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. The 22-year-old, who stands 6 feet 5 inches tall, agreed a three-year contract at Villa Park after signing for an undisclosed fee. “Nicklas is a young lad but also a full international with a good goal-scoring record in Denmark and he’ll prove himself in the Premier League,” manager Paul Lambert told Villa’s website (www.avfc.com). Helenius scored 16 goals in 33 league appearances for Aalborg last season and has played twice for Denmark. …

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