Aston Villa goalkeeper Jed Steer has enjoyed his first months with the club.

Steer was a summer Bosman signing from Norwich City.

He admits working alongside his boyhood idol Shay Given, No.1 Brad Guzan and goalkeeping coach Terry Gennoe has underlined the standards he must achieve to play in the top flight.

"It's been brilliant," Steer told the Birmingham Mail. "Terry's a good laugh, but when it's time to work, it's time to work. There's good quality in training.

"Working with Shay and Guz has been brilliant as well. You just look at them. Shay's played so many games, he's so experienced, he was an idol of mine when I was younger so it's been great working with the two of them as well.

"Especially on the mentality side of it. Every single ball that comes towards them, they want to go and save it. If they drop one ball they're disappointed with themselves.

"You want perfection. I've learned that off them, every ball coming towards you, you've got to have it every time."

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