Guzan talks up impact of Bacuna

Last Updated: Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:03

Aston Villa stopper Brad Guzan believes summer signing Leandro Bacuna will continue to get better after some impressive performances.

Bacuna has been used in a variety of positions by Paul Lambert in his debut campaign for the Villans but more recently has been deployed at right-back.

Guzan believes the Dutchman's ability to motor forward as well as track back has added an extra dimension to the side and the American also talked up his team-mate's ability in front of goal.

The 22-year-old joined the Premier League outfit from Groningen in the summer and Guzan expects he will go from strength-to-strength as he continues to adapt to life in English football.

Guzan said: "Leo has come in straight away and done the business. It's never easy coming to the Premier League from abroad and stepping right in.

"He has so many attributes too. He is versatile - that goes without saying because he has played in numerous positions this season already.

"But, looking at the right-back role which he is playing at the moment, he has a very strong engine to get up the pitch - just look at how far he ran to score the goal against Norwich - but he also defends very well too."

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