Good On You Stan!
Good On You Stan! Positive talk from Stiliyan Petrov, nice to see.
The Bulgarian international midfielder, who has been woefully off form since his move to the Premiership has said 'You won't find any complaints from me' having been dropped, instead he says he will get his head down and work hard to get back into the team.
Fighting talk, that's what we want!
'We have 23 players and we will all play our part for Villa. I've never taken my place for granted nor expected to have a guaranteed place in the team. I don't expect any special treatment just because I've cost the club big money. Look at Shaun Maloney - he scored twice against Wrexham and played brilliantly and he was only named substitute against Chelsea. Craig Gardner too was unlucky as he has played really well this season and found himself out of the team.'
Adding on the official site, 'I will always fight for my place in the team - that's what I do in training every day and that's what we're all doing....I'm not one to go banging on his door and I will not make any trouble. The manager knows what myself and all the other players can really do.'
He says he 'won't go moaning to the boss just because I've been dropped' adding 'We know that sometimes we will through hard times but at the end of the day it's about enjoying it and I'm enjoying it.'
Lets hope he eventually finds his feet, old cliche or not, a fit and in form Petrov, something we've seen rarely since his move from Celtic, would be like having a new player! Come on Stan!