Monday media watch [14.10.13 PM]: Keepers in focus
Express and Star: Exiled Shay Given today targeted a January exit to end his Villa nightmare. The goalkeeper is eyeing a move in the New Year after failing to convince boss Paul Lambert he can regain the No.1 shirt.
ClubCall: Jed Steer has praised fellow Aston Villa goalkeepers Brad Guzan and Shay Given for the way they are helping him progress his career. The 21-year-old was snapped up by Villa boss Paul Lambert from his former club Norwich during the summer transfer window as a possible future number one at Villa Park.
ClubCall: Aston Villa have been boosted by the news Christian Benteke won't feature for Belgium against Wales in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier. Villa boss Paul Lambert was never happy about his star striker being called up to his country's squad for their final two Group A games against Croatia on Friday and the Welsh because he had been sidelined for three weeks because of a hip injury he picked up at Norwich last month.
Best Of The Rest
BBC Sport: England manager Roy Hodgson expects to have a sleepless night worrying about his side's decisive World Cup qualifier against Poland at Wembley on Tuesday.
Sky Sports: New England hero Andros Townsend faces a fitness check ahead of Tuesday's pivotal World Cup qualifier against Poland, manager Roy Hodgson has revealed.
Sky Sports: Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski claims to have no agreement with Bayern Munich and is a fan of the Premier League.
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