Clark happy Villa boss Lambert playing him at centre-half

Ciaran Clark is happy to be playing at centre-half by Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert.

Ciaran Clark is happy to be playing at centre-half by Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert.

At various stages under previous managers, he has operated at left-back or in a defensive midfield role. When Lambert arrived, there was no heart-to-heart chat about his preference.

"I could tell from pre-season that he was looking at using me at centre-half," he explains. "And then when Ron (Vlaar) came in, we trained together from the start and seemed to click.

"There's been a couple of games where we haven't done so well, but the majority of games we've done really well."

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