Villa ace Bent: Weimann just like Dean Ashton

Andreas Weimann is tipped for big things by Aston Villa teammate Darren Bent. Bent feels, after seeing what the youngster can do in training, he can become a top player for the Midlands club.

Andreas Weimann is tipped for big things by Aston Villa teammate Darren Bent.

Bent feels, after seeing what the youngster can do in training, he can become a top player for the Midlands club.

"Andy is one of the best natural finishers I have seen for a long, long time,” he told the club’s official website. "When he's in training he just never seems to miss the target. He's always on the scoresheet.

"He has all the attributes to be a top, top striker. He reminds me quite a lot of Dean Ashton. He was one hell of a finisher before he unfortunately had to retire and so is Andy.

"He has all the credentials and I am tipping him to be a top, top player. These are the kind of guys you want to see succeed. They work so hard and they have that hunger to make it and succeed.

"It's great training with the young lads and I like giving them advice too, anything that might help them."

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