Aston Villa latest: Including Vlaar and Herd

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Aston Villa captain Ron Vlaar has sent out a rallying call to all Aston Villa supporters. Vlaar has urged the club’s fans to be as loud and hostile as possible for the crucial match against Queens Park Rangers which could go a long way to helping the club stay up.

Paul Lambert says the momentum is with his side ahead of crucial Premier League matches. Lambert takes the side into a six point game against QPR this weekend and he has suggested that the momentum the side has built up after beating Reading away will help his team.

Ron Vlaar has assured all connected with Aston Villa that the squad is fully up for the fight of staying in the Premier League. The skipper has suggested the players have never been more determined to get out of their current mess and build ahead of next season.

Paul Lambert and Aston Villa have been dealt a huge blow with the news that Chris Herd will be out of action for the rest of the season. Herd has not played since the New Year period and requires surgery on a foot problem which means he won’t play another game this campaign.

Paul Lambert doesn’t care what the Aston Villa supporters think of him, he’s simply asked them to get behind the team over the rest of the season. Lambert has echoed Ron Vlaar’s comments that the side needs the continued support of the fans to get them through key games.

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert says he doesn’t care who Christian Benteke is linked with because he won’t be leaving the club in the summer. The striker has been tipped for a high profile summer move with Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur thought to be interested in him.

Paul Lambert has said that defender Richard Dunne will play for the club again. Dunne has been out of action with injury problems all season, which has led to speculation that he will retire but Lambert has suggested he’ll return when he’s fully fit and ready.

United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann has revealed that he expects Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan to become America’s new number one. Brad Friedel of Tottenham Hotspur made an offer to come out of retirement which has been rejected by the German coach.

Ashley Westwood has heaped praise onto teammate Barry Bannan ahead of the weekend clash against QPR. Westwood says there is no player better at the club than Bannan when it comes to controlling the ball and creating chances quickly in the opponent’s final third.

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