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Aston Villa not panicking at current situation - Lambert

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert insists he will not become disheartened by the club's current Premier League position.

The West Midlands outfit find themselves sitting 13th on the standings but just four points above the drop zone after failing to win their past four league fixtures.

Lambert recalls last season where Villa had a similar run and believes the experience of dealing with that will assist in staving off relegation this campaign as well.

"I've not really changed my view from a couple of months ago," said Lambert.

"It is what it is at the minute. The thing for us is we are playing well, we are just not getting the breaks.

"If you are playing games and getting beaten heavily then that's the type that you have to worry about. I don't have that worry.

"There are a lot of teams below us. We went through this last year so we know what it's like. We don't panic. We just try to win the next game."

The Villa boss added of last season's experience: "You certainly hope it helps you.

"When you go through something you hope it helps you next time. We're definitely better than this time last year. I don't think we deserved to lose that game [against Newcastle on the weekend].

"It's another big game against Norwich, we're at home. It's a game we will go and try to win."

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