Shaun Teale impressed with Glenn Whelan display v Ipswich

Glenn Whelan of Aston Villa is injured during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Aston Villa at St Andrews on October 29, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

Aston Villa won against Ipswich Town in the Championship at the weekend.

Glenn Whelan of Aston Villa and Lynden Gooch of Sunderland challenge for the ball during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Sunderland at Villa Park on November 21,...

Shaun Teale has praised Aston Villa midfielder Glenn Whelan on social networking site Twitter.

The former Villa defender was impressed with the performance of Whelan for the Villans against Ipswich Town at Villa Park in the Championship at the weekend.

Steve Bruce's side maintained their good run of form with a 2-0 victory over Ipswich at home last Saturday afternoon.

Jeremie Boga of Birmingham and Glenn Whelan of Aston Villa in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Aston Villa at St Andrews (stadium) on October 29,...

Albert Adomah scored both the goals for Villa, first in the 36th minute and then midway through the second period.

Whelan started the match against Ipswich and played for the entire 90 minutes, and 53-year-old Teale was impressed with the 33-year-old Republic of Ireland international’s performance.

Glenn Whelan of Aston Villa and Jerome Sinclair of Watford during the pre season friendly match between Aston Villa and Watford  at Villa Park on July 29, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

The win against Ipswich means that Villa are now fourth in the Championship table with 35 points from 19 matches.

The Villans are five points behind second-placed Cardiff City and will fancy their chances of challenging for the automatic promotion places.

Villa will face Leeds United away from home at Elland Road in the Championship on Friday evening.

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