Villa keeper Benjamin Siegrist ready for Fenerbahce test

Aston Villa goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist is looking forward to facing Fenerbahce in Istanbul for their next tie in the NextGen series.

Aston Villa goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist is looking forward to facing Fenerbahce in Istanbul for their next tie in the NextGen series.

Villa thrashed the Turkish side 4-0 at Villa Park last month to register their first points in the prestigious European U19 tournament.

"I think it is going to be a different proposition and a very strange atmosphere for us," he said. "The Turkish people are very fanatical about their football and their clubs. It will be a difficult game.

"I'm not saying the home game was easy but the result this time will not be as clear as the home game.

"It is all good experience going abroad and playing, training the next day and then going back home - it makes you feel like a proper professional."

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