Maloney welcomes Routledge competition at Villa

Shaun Maloney has welcomed the competition Wayne Routledge brings to Aston Villa.

He told the Sunday Mercury: "We got Wayne in, so that adds a bit of freshness. The manager sees me as a left midfielder or playing up front off a target man.

"Wayne plays as and out and out winger, left or right, so I guess it's more competition in the wide attacking areas, but that's good."

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