Date of Birth:01/03/1993
Height:5' 9" (176cm)
Weight:10st 6lbs (66.0kg)
Previous Clubs:St Etienne (loan), Nantes
He impressed on his competitive debut in Villa's 2015/16 opening day win at Bournemouth - playing 71 minutes.
The 22-year-old joined us from Ligue 1 club Nantes - his home club since 2003.
The highly-rated midfielder made his professional debut for Nantes in a league match against Sedan in May 2011.
He made his first start the following season in the team's opening match of the campaign - a 1-0 extra time win over Reims in the Coupe de la Ligue.
Veretout racked up over 150 appearances for Nantes over a five-year spell.
Veretout is a France youth international, having represented his country at U18-U21 levels, including winning the U20 World Cup alongside the likes of Paul Pogba.
He joined the likes of Jordan Amavi, Idrissa Gueye and Jordan Ayew from France's Ligue 1.