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Villa boss Houllier refuses to shut door on Ireland

Aston Villa boss Gerard Houllier refuses to shut the door on midfielder Stephen Ireland.

AS Monaco are the latest club to be linked with the frozen out Irishman.

Houllier said: "With Stephen, we will see. I have been pleased with him.

"He has a different attitude to the beginning so he will be soon back.

"But I've got to find a balance in the team at the same time. I've got Agbonlahor, Young, Heskey, Downing, who all are attacking type players."

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