BBC Sport - Stiliyan Petrov: Aston Villa's Ashley Westwood on Bulgarian's influence
Petrov influence massive - Westwood
- From the section Football
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.