Express and Star: Midfielder Brett Holman today backed his Villa team-mates to show the character required to grind out results in the Premier League when required. The Australia international found the net in Villa's 1-1 draw against QPR and the claret and blues are likely to find it just as tough against Stoke on Saturday.
ClubCall: Brett Holman is hoping his first goal for Aston Villa will now see him add a few more to his tally in the Premier League this season. The Australia international fired in an eighth minute strike to give Villa the lead in their basement battle at QPR on Saturday to finally get off the mark for the Midlands outfit following his summer move.
ClubCall: Paul Lambert is reportedly looking to battle it out with Roma to take 17-year-old Serbian starlet Filip Jankovic to Aston Villa. The Villa chief has never been shy of giving young talent a chance to shine at any club he has been in charge of and Villa is no different.
Sky Sports: Aston Villa winger Brett Holman admits he has been given a confidence boost after scoring his first goal for the club in their 1-1 draw with QPR. The Australia international struck in the 8th minute to give Villa the lead at Loftus Road only for Jamie Mackie to equalise 10 minutes later.
talkSPORT: Aston Villa have joined the race for Serbian wonderkid Filip Jankovic but risk losing out to Roma. The 17-year-old has been tipped as a future star after breaking in to the senior squad at Red Star Belgrade.
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