Feyenoord defender Ron Vlaar feels his move to Aston Villa is now off.

Vlaar now appears resigned to staying with Feyenoord.

"Feyenoord is in my heart and I have been through a lot here," Vlaar told RTV Rijnmond. "I think the chance I will move to Aston Villa is not so big anymore.

"I don't want to be kept on a leash, so a transfer is off for now."