Friday media watch [13.09.13 PM]: More Newcastle previews
Express and Star: Boss Paul Lambert today declared he is ready to unleash Villa new-boy Libor Kozak on the Premier League - and backed him to become an instant hit. The £7m striker is set to feature in tomorrow's home clash with Newcastle after his deadline day switch from Lazio.
Sporting Life: Notts County have completed the signing of Aston Villa teenager Jack Grealish on a youth loan deal until January. The Ireland Under-21 international has yet to feature in a competitive match for the Premier League outfit but is rated highly at Villa Park.
ClubCall: New £7million signing Libor Kozak will score goals for Aston Villa in the Premier League, boss Paul Lambert has predicted.The Czech Republic international was drafted in from Italian giants Lazio before the transfer deadline on September 2, but he has only just linked up with his new Villa team-mates having been away with the national team.
ClubCall: Paul Lambert has confirmed that he has a near fully fit squad to pick from as Aston Villa play host to Newcastle United on Saturday. Villa at full strength for Toon visit The Villa boss was anxiously awaiting the safe return of several key players from international duty and he was boosted when influential striker Christian Benteke was the first one back on Tuesday from playing with Belgium.
BBC Sport: Notts County have completed the double loan signing of Canada striker Marcus Haber from Stevenage and Aston Villa winger Jack Grealish.
ESPN: Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has claimed there was "nothing" in the challenge that ended with One Direction star Louis Tomlinson vomiting during Stiliyan Petrov's charity match at Celtic Park last weekend.
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