Former Aston Villa boss Brian Little is backing Paul Lambert's approach to man-management.
Former Villa boss and player Little, who has also managed Saturday‚Äôs opponents Stoke, can understand why Lambert wants to keep the atmosphere at Bodymoor Heath bright and breezy.
‚ÄúI think the most important thing is, like the manager says, let‚Äôs get through the season together, let‚Äôs hopefully survive this season, then I‚Äôm sure he himself will reflect,‚ÄĚ Little told the Birmingham Mail.
‚ÄúThe problems that are there he obviously doesn‚Äôt want to highlight too much.
‚ÄúHe‚Äôs got to look on the positive side, he‚Äôs got to keep believing in what they‚Äôre doing.
‚ÄúHe‚Äôs got to keep his players right. He is right to hang on to what he believes in and keep the positivity going in the dressing room.
‚ÄúIt‚Äôs the ones with that strength of character that will come through it.
‚ÄúHopefully, in the summer, he will add to what is potentially a pretty decent squad.‚ÄĚ