Villa skipper Vlaar: Man Utd clash not so big for me

Aston Villa skipper Ron Vlaar says there's no chance of him freezing today against Manchester United. Today is just another game for Villa captain Vlaar.

Aston Villa skipper Ron Vlaar says there's no chance of him freezing today against Manchester United.

Today is just another game for Villa captain Vlaar.

He told The Sun: “There’s no such thing as a ‘big’ game for me.

“I think it’s bad if you only get motivated for ‘big’ games. So I’m as motivated in training as I will be playing on Saturday.

“How do I keep Van Persie quiet? Don’t give him any chances!

“I join up with the Dutch national squad on Monday for our next match against Germany in Amsterdam.

“There’s a good chance we will be on the same flight. But we won’t make fun of each other. We’ll talk about our game but always with respect.”

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