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Thursday media watch [11.10.12 AM]: Westwood in focus

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Thursday media watch [11.10.12 AM]: Westwood in focus

Birmingham Mail: Ashley Westwood admits he has to pinch himself every time he turns out for Villa. The midfielder arrived at Villa Park from Crewe Alexandra this summer and is still getting used to life at one of the Premier League's biggest clubs.

Birmingham Mail: Paul Lambert will show Villa fans how he is planning to see off his former club Norwich City by inviting them to an open training session on Monday October. The mouth-watering clash on October 27 is the next fixture at Villa Park and will follow the trip to Fulham after the international break.

The Sun: Aston Villa Paul Lambert has signed the 'untouchable' of Italian football — as a community coach. Serie B defender Simone Farina became a national hero after exposing a huge match-fixing scandal last December.

Sportal: Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert says it is only a matter of time before Brett Holman opens his scoring account for the Premier League side. The former AZ Alkmaar star failed to net in his first six Premier League appearances since a close-season move from the Eredivisie side.

Best Of The Rest

The Sun: Edin Dzeko has vowed to stay at Manchester City and fight for his place — even though his boss went window-shopping AGAIN at the weekend.

Mirror: Manchester City and Chelsea have been told they can have Radamel Falcao next summer - but the bidding starts at £48million.

BBC Sport: Stoke striker Michael Owen has blamed the growth of diving on the influx of foreign players - but admitted he has also gone to ground unnecessarily.

*The extracts on this page are taken from various newspapers and media outlets. They do not necessarily reflect the views of Aston Villa.

AVFC Official
By @AVFCOfficial 11th October 2012
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