Thursday media watch [06.02.14 AM]: Okore/Delph in spotlight
Birmingham Mail: Grant Holt has set his sights on scoring in front of the Holte End as the loan frontman attempts to thrive on the new-found confidence of Villa's strikeforce. Holt is targeting the first goal of his temporary switch from Wigan when Paul Lambert's claret and blues host West Ham at Villa Park on Saturday.
Birmingham Mail: Andi Weimannfeels he contributes to the Aston Villa cause even when he is not scoring - but admits getting goals is "what you live for" as a striker. Weimann ended a four-month barren run with strikes in the draw at Liverpool and victory over West Brom to double his season's tally to four.
Daily Star: Aston Villa will turn their attention to securing Fabian Delph's future after finalising boss Paul Lambert's new deal.
Daily Mail: Jores Okore is due to rejoin Aston Villa training ahead of a potential return to action early next month. The Denmark defender has been out since September with knee ligament damage, sustained after he fell awkwardly during a 2-1 defeat by Newcastle.
Daily Telegraph: St Mirren have announced the signing of former Manchester United and Aston Villa midfielder Eric Djemba-Djemba.
Coventry Telegraph: New Coventry City loan striker Nathan Delfouneso feels he's taken the first step to getting his highly promising career back on track. The Villa outcast is also hoping to resurrect his love for the game and although he's dropped down two divisions to achieve that goal, he says he's delighted with his first impressions of the Sky Blues.
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