Villa boss McLeish: Lichaj proving himself a warrior

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish is delighted with the progress of USA fullback Eric Lichaj. Lichaj has recently broken into the first team at Villa.

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish is delighted with the progress of USA fullback Eric Lichaj.

Lichaj has recently broken into the first team at Villa.

Eck said: "There is nothing wrong with being hungry and eager. Without the desire and hunger it is hard to make the grade at this level.

"Eric is proving to be a little bit of a warrior, in some of the reserve games recently he has been outstanding. Weimann is knocking on the door as well."

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