Aston Villa Confident Danny Drinkwater Ready To Do This

Aston Villa Confident Danny Drinkwater Ready To Do This

"At the moment, the Premier League is a tough battle, but we believe we've got enough to come through that, and there is an opportunity now to win a cup semi-final and get through to a final".

Smith is a Villa supporter since childhood, watching the 1977 League Cup final against Everton at Wembley with his father, Ron, and is desperate to navigate a path to this season's showpiece.

Villa are set to have to continue to make do without the services of goalkeeper Tom Heaton as well as record signing Wesley who are set to be out of action for the rest of the season, according to Squawka.

Leicester comfortably beat Villa 4-1 away from home last month.

Iheanacho, an unused substitute in Leicester City's 2-0 triumph over Wigan Athletic last weekend, could be on the bench yet again, with the expected return of Jamie Vardy to the starting line-up. Though the Villans have lost on both of their last two visit to Leicester, with both loses coming in 2015.

Boyhood Aston Villa fan Dean Smith says he is aware of the importance of this competition to the five-time winners. You don't need to magnify the importance of the game'. He not exclusively assaults and scores targets however he additionally presses the sport.

"I never worry about what I can't control".

He earned three senior caps for England and on his day can dictate play from the centre of the park with his range of passing, as well as show great work-rate and tenacity.

"You learn that very quickly".

Smith made his debut for Walsall in 1989, before going on to play for Hereford United, Leyton Orient, Sheffield Wednesday and Port Vale, where he retired in 2005.

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