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Villa winger Young: Players excited about top four prospects

Aston Villa winger Ashley Young says the players are delighted with their victory at Wigan Athletic as they chase down fourth-place.

The victory keeps Villa in touch with the Champions League qualifying hopefuls.

Young said: "We knew we had to take advantage of games in hand to keep pushing for that fourth spot, and that's exactly what we did.

"We are delighted with the win and looking forward to each game as it comes. It was a great team performance.

"We know Wolves are going to be tough but we are full of confidence and looking forward to that game. We are looking up to try to get to that fourth spot and kick on and go forward."

Tuesday night's game could have gone either way as both sides created a host of chances.

Yet Villa probably had the better of them with the visitors having two goals disallowed and Chris Kirkland being the busier of the two goalkeepers.

Young added: "It was like basketball, end to end, and one I think all the players enjoyed.

"So, it is even a better feeling when you get the three points. I think a lot of the boys were out on their feet at the end. The whole team had been working hard."

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