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Villa boss Lambert could recall Given

Veteran goalkeeper Shay Given could get an Aston Villa recall this weekend.

The 36-year old former Republic of Ireland international has made just two Premier League appearances and three in the Capital One Cup this term with manager Paul Lambert preferring Brad Guzan in goal.

But with the Villa side conceding 17 goals in their past four outings, Lambert suggests a change could be in order for Saturday's FA Cup third round clash with Ipswich Town.

"Brad hasn't been at fault for any of the goals but Shay definitely comes into my thinking for this," Lambert said.

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