Wednesday media watch [24.10.12 PM]: Ireland makes vow
Express and Star: Aston Villa striker Andreas Weimann is convinced it's just a matter of time before the floodgates open for Christian Benteke. Benteke couldn't have wished for a better start to his Villa career as he stepped off the bench as a replacement for Weimann to score on his debut in their 2-0 win over Swansea City.
Sky Sports: Aston Villa midfielder Stephen Ireland has promised to play through the pain barrier in a bid to keep his place in the team. Ireland returned to action in Saturday's 1-0 defeat at Fulham after suffering a broken arm against Southampton last month.
talkSPORT: Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert could return to Germany to sign Stuttgart midfielder William Kvist in January. Lambert played in Germany, where he won a Champions League medal with Borussia Dortmund in 1997, and is now lining up a raid on the Bundesliga to land Kvist.
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BBC Sport: Paul Jewell has left his job as manager of Ipswich Town with the club bottom of the Championship.
Sky Sports: Andre Villas-Boas insists that Emmanuel Adebayor has a part to play in his plans for Tottenham Hotspur.
BBC Sport: Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini expects a stern test from Ajax in his side's vital Champions League clash.
*The extracts on this page are taken from various newspapers and media outlets. They do not necessarily reflect the views of Aston Villa.
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