'His feet are magic': Aston Villa star hails Fabian Delph

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Aston Villa defender Ciaran Clark is glad that Fabian Delph is back available for selection again.

Aston Villa's Fabian Delph made his comeback from injury against West Bromwich Albion last weekend and it seems that the club's supporters are not the only ones delighted by his return. 

Delph played 45 minutes against the Baggies in Villa's 1-0 defeat and Ciaran Clark admits the whole squad are pleased to have him back in contention. 

Delph has established himself as one of Villa's star players in recent times and Clark is certainly full of praise for the central midfielder. 

"He's been brilliant in training since he's been back," Clark said to Villa's official site. "He's been very impressive. That's such a positive for us particularly with the injuries and suspensions we have.

"He's just so comfortable on the ball. He can create things and make things happen. Having him back is a massive boost.

"The lads trust him 100 percent on the pitch. You can give him the ball in the tightest of spaces and he will produce some magic. His feet are so good that he always produces brilliance and gets out of the situation."

Delph has been absent since the start of October and Villa's form without him has gone downhill.

Although they have picked up two victories in their last three games, there is still pressure on the team because of a nine-game winless run they have only recently broken out of. 

At the moment Paul Lambert's side occupy 13th place in the Premier League table, but they could be dragged into a relegation fight if their form dips again. 

Having Delph back in the team should increase Villa's chances of picking up points, as the central midfielder is one of their most gifted talents. 

The 25-year-old was earning rave reviews for his early season performances and he will be determined to hit the ground running again now he is getting back to fitness. 

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