Thursday media watch [06.12.12 AM]: Guzan on Given support
Sporting Life: Paul Lambert has hailed the quickfire impact made by Aston Villa midfielder Ashley Westwood in adjusting from League One football to the Barclays Premier League this season.
Sky Sports: Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has hailed the impact made by midfielder Ashley Westwood in adjusting to life in the Premier League.
Birmingham Mail: Brett Holman reckons Villa can "deck" Stoke by playing the ball on the floor against the imposing Potters.
Daily Express: Brad Guzan, who has taken over as Aston Villa's No.1 keeper, insists there has been no sulking on the sidelines from Shay Given.
Daily Star: Brad Guzan insists there has been no sulking from Shay Given - despite the American replacing him as Aston Villa's No.1 keeper.
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BBC Sport: David Beckham is weighing up two offers that could see him become the owner of an emerging Major League Soccer club.
The Sun: Arsene Wenger wants Thierry Henry to ride to Arsenal's rescue for the rest of the season.
The Sun: Tottenham stars will be rocking around the Christmas tree — but it is bah humbug at QPR. Spurs chief Andre Villas-Boas has lifted a party ban imposed by old boss Harry Redknapp, now in charge at Hoops.
BBC Sport: Former Chelsea boss Avram Grant has called on the club to rally around interim manager Rafael Benitez.
*The extracts on this page are taken from various newspapers and media outlets. They do not necessarily reflect the views of Aston Villa.