"Carlos will come into the reckoning. He has done really well in training but the form of Ashley (Westwood) has been really high," Lambert told Villa's website.
"Now is the time to look at Carlos and say 'let's see if you're ready for it'.
"Carlos is a different player from Fabian. Fabian is more dynamic, more up and down but Carlos is more of a sitter.
"Carlos will give you that strength - he has his own attributes.
"He is an international with Colombia and he's played in massive games before.
"I don't have any problem with putting him in."
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