Villa in a good position with Given and Guzan in goals – Lambert

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert is delighted with the goalkeeping stocks he has at his disposal.

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert is delighted with the goalkeeping stocks he has at his disposal.

American gloveman Brad Guzan decided to re-sign with Villa after it appeared he may depart for Hull City whilst Shay Given is a proven Premier League number one which gives Lambert plenty of confidence going into his first season in charge at Villa Park.

"Shay Given is a fantastic, world-class goalkeeper,” he said on his teams pre-season tour of the USA.

“And every time I’ve seen Brad Guzan play, he’s been excellent.

“It’s great that he’s signed with the club again. Everybody’s on a level playing field."

 

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