Villa boss Eck counts on Keane Premier League class

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish has no doubts over the Premier League class of LA Galaxy striker Robbie Keane.

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish has no doubts over the Premier League class of LA Galaxy striker Robbie Keane.

McLeish is confident Keane can still make his mark at Premier League level and who will be keen to show maintain his sharpness ahead of the Euro 2012 finals with Ireland.

He said: "Robbie is a guy who is going to be playing in a huge tournament at the end of the season (Euro 2012).

"I'm sure Robbie Keane will not want to let his standards drop at this stage of his career.

"If anything, we should have a massively motivated boy on our hands."

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