Villa boss O'Neill ready for Laursen, Mellberg crunch talks
Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill admits he is pushing for new contract talks with Olof Mellberg and Martin Laursen.
"They can get an opportunity and get themselves back into the reckoning and then you think to yourself: 'Why were they ever out of the reckoning in the first place?'
"But I might have a problem with some selections and sometimes it is difficult to leave people out of the team, even though I've always said it's not a real problem to me.
"Look at Arsenal - the boy Gilberto doesn't get into the team, it's amazing."