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Aston Villa keeper Heaton opens door to Burnley return

Aston Villa star Tom Heaton has admitted that he would like to go back to Burnley one day.

Heaton is happy at Villa, where he has more chances to play regularly.

He left Burnley last summer after spending six years at the club, and he admits that a return as a coach appeals to him, but only when he is done playing.

The 33-year-old said about a future coaching role with the Clarets on Match of the Day 2: "That would certainly be a possibility for me, I hope I have a good few years left playing yet but once that comes around I will be open minded to anything but that (coaching at Burnley) is certainly up there on my list.

He went on to say the following about playing for the club: "I had a fantastic time there and it had been a brilliant six years.

"I think I was ready for a fresh opportunity, I was also acutely aware that it had been so good that there is probably a right time to leave."

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