Villa boss McLeish pleased with Herd return

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish is happy to have Chris Herd back from injury.

McLeish has been boosted by Chris Herd's return to training after he shrugged off a hip injury picked up against United.

"Chris has trained, he was feeling his hip. He was just getting a little bit of stress in it due to the amount of running he's been doing," he said.

"He's non-stop, the kid, he really puts himself about. I think he's merited a start in the team. I think I've needed his energy and athleticism."

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