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Aston Villa boss Eck confident Hutton can get back to best

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish is delighted to have signed Tottenham fullback Alan Hutton.

He is satisfied with his squad and is particularly pleased to be reunited with Hutton, having managed the right-back at Rangers and with Scotland.

"I feel we have done a good bit of business. We did lose two experienced players you don't want to lose sometimes but I feel the two new lads will help to enhance the squad," said McLeish.

"Luke Young was a terrific player and Jean Makoun will feel he didn't quite get the time to cement himself in the colours but I feel the two that have come in will add a real vibrance to the squad."

"Alan Hutton I had at Rangers as a kid. I always felt in the first year or so when he was adjusting at Rangers that he played within himself a little bit and then all of a sudden he showed his athleticism up and down the flanks.

"He had a fantastic season and for me to see Alan Hutton careering down the flank is a great sight.

"He has been at some big clubs when you consider Rangers and Spurs. Now he comes to Aston Villa which is a huge club for him and I am looking for him to take his career even further forward."

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