BBC Sport - Stiliyan Petrov: Aston Villa's Ashley Westwood on Bulgarian's influence

Petrov influence massive - Westwood

Aston Villa midfielder Ashley Westwood tells BBC WM that Stiliyan Petrov has been the inspiration to help bring the squad together during pre-season.

The Bulgarian midfielder has been training with his former club in the hope of securing a playing contract after successfully recovering from cancer.

The Championship club have announced they will not be offering Petrov a deal, but have given him the chance to stay on in a non-playing capacity.

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