Villa boss Lambert highlights Bannan form

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is delighted with what he's seen from Barry Bannan.

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is delighted with what he's seen from Barry Bannan.

Bannan’s return to first-team duty has coincided with successive victories over Reading and Queens Park Rangers.

Lambert told the Birmingham Mail: "No-one is happy when they are left out, that will never change. You need everyone pulling the same way. They’re all as important as each other.

“I had a chat with Barry and he’s responded in a really good way – no problem.

“He has never been out of the reckoning. He got the injury a couple of weeks ago in training, a little problem with his hip, but he’s over it now.”

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