Villa boss: Knight will bounce back

Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill is backing Zat Knight to shake off last week's performance against Manchester United.

O'Neill said: "Everyone will come in for criticism at certain stages. I'm not going to go down the route of singling out any players.

"Everyone has a responsibility, every time you step on the pitch. In every Premier League game you play, you have a chance of doing well or playing poorly.

"Overall I've been very pleased with Zat. He got into the side a week or 10 days before Curtis Davies arrived here and I've been impressed. I've been pleased with the efforts of a lot of the team."

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