Villa boss Lambert blocks Hutton departure

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is blocking Alan Hutton from moving to West Bromwich Albion.

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is blocking Alan Hutton from moving to West Bromwich Albion.

The Mirror says Lambert has done a big U-turn and wants to keep right-back Hutton, having not selected him in his two years as manager.

The Baggies are dangling a longer contract for the Scotland international, whose £32,000-a-week deal is set to expire next summer.

But Villa insist Hutton must go on their pre-season tour to the USA, which starts this weekend, and Lambert plans to use him this term.

 
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