Writer: J P Fear
Date:Wednesday August 1 2012
Vlaar Vlaar Vlaar!
Or Aston Vlaar...
Loads of quotes on www.avfc.co.uk/ now 27-year-old Dutch international defender Ron Vlaar has signed for Villa.
He will wear the No4 shirt btw.
'I am looking forward to following in the footsteps of players such as Paul McGrath, Olof Mellberg and Martin Laursen, of course - all of them great players for this club,'
What a proud history of great defenders we have. Glad he knows the footsteps he is following and if the plaudits from Feyenoord are anything to go by, I`m sure he can.
He added with reference to the Claret and Blue army... 'Over time I hope my relationship with the fans at Villa becomes the same as it was at Feyenoord. I was at Feyenoord for seven years and the fans were good for me. It would be great to experience the same here and I will strive to achieve this.'
And Paul Lambert has said:
'Ron is a really good defender"
I should leave the quotes at that really!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
He added, before being so rudely interrupted "and he has a wealth of experience for both Holland and a big football club in Feyenoord, so I'm delighted we have got him here to Villa."
Lambert also says Vlaar is hungry. The more of those we get in the squad the better. Some were drifting over the last few seasons, it looks very clear there will be no passengers under Lambert and lets be honest, as fans, we`ll respond with loads of noise if we can see the players care as much as us.
Vlaar says again that it is a dream move.
Ron Vlaar Forum Thread.
Ron Vlaar Profile.
Full quotes: www.avfc.co.uk/ now 27-year-old Dutch international defender Ron Vlaar has signed for Villa.
Vlaar images: www.avfc.co.uk
Date:Wednesday August 1 2012
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