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Villa fullback Young praises Knight, Reo-Coker

Aston Villa fullback Luke Young has praised Nigel Reo-Coker and Zat Knight for the way they've settled into the back four.

After their draw with Arsenal, Young told AVTV: "I thought the new back four did really well.

"Nigel came in at full-back and he was absolutely brilliant in the first half.

"He was disappointed with their first goal - he felt responsible - and he apologised to the lads at half-time. But he certainly didn't let it affect him.

"In the second half, he was superb too.

"Zat came in and did a fantastic job in the heart of the defence. He capped off his day with a wonder-goal right at the death.

"The first touch was brilliant and his finish was tremendous. It was a great feeling for everyone connected with Villa."

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