Soccer-Villa sign Denmark defender Okore from Nordsjaelland (Reuters)

June 13 (Reuters) – Denmark defender Jores Okore has joined Aston Villa on a four-year deal from Danish Superliga runners-up Nordsjaelland, the English Premier League club said on Thursday. The 20-year-old centre back, who came on at halftime for Denmark in their shock 4-0 home defeat by Armenia in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, has played seven times for his country. Ivorian-born Okore, who made his international debut in November 2011, was part of the Euro 2012 squad but did not play in the tournament. …

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