Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul is looking forward to a reunion with Aston Villa's Shay Given this weekend.

Given worked with Krul while at Newcastle.

"It'll be nice to see Shay Given again," said Krul. "When I came to Newcastle in 2005, Shay was more like a teacher to me.

"I learned so much from him, and now I'll look to put it into practice again. To be playing against him will be another challenge. At the moment, we're all feeling the same - we can't wait for the next game."

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