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Villa's Petrov backs Heskey for big season ahead

Aston Villa midfielder Stiliyan Petrov is backing Emile Heskey to make a big impact at Villa Park next season.

"Emile is an outstanding player," said Petrov. "He is an England regular so that proves just how good a player he is.

"He has added further quality to the squad. Sometimes players just need a bit longer to settle in. Emile will come good next season."

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