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Lambert ready for relegation fight

paul-lambertFight is the watchword from Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert, whose side dropped into the Premier League dropzone following a 2-1 home defeat to Newcastle United.

 

The Villans have failed to win any of their last seven league games and missed a chance to put the Magpies under further pressure by allowing the visitors to leave Villa Park with all three points.
We are going to have to fight like hell to get ourselves out of it.Paul Lambert
Now, with Villa 1.61 to be relegated, 4.00 to finish bottom of the table and 2.20 to escape the drop, Lambert has urged his players to give their all for survival.
He told BBC Radio 5 live: "We are in a fight, everybody is in a fight, it's all about fighting.
"We are going to have to fight like hell to get ourselves out of it.
"We are in a fight like everyone else. You have to fight for it, it's not going to get given to you."
Lambert also revealed that defender Richard Dunne has suffered a setback in his recovery from groin and hip problems which have seen him miss the whole of the season to date, before admitting that new recruits before the transfer deadline remain unlikely.
"Do I think people will come in? I am not so sure," Lambert said. "The situation has not really changed since January 1. That is the bottom line."
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