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Manager Paul Lambert Has No Plans To Agree New Aston Villa Deal Just Yet

Scot has been in charge of the club for only a year now.

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Aston Villa head coach Paul Lambert says that he has not even thought about sitting down and discussing a new contract at Villa Park with chairman Randy Lerner, according to reports in the Birmingham Mail.

The Scot has been in the west Midlands since June 2012, when Lambert arrived from Norwich City, but the Villa manager’s current contract with the Premier League strugglers now only runs until the summer of 2015 after he originally put pen to paper on a three-year deal.

However, the 44-year-old says that he is not concerned about entering into negotiations with the club’s American owner about a contract extension.

“Talks to extend my stay?” asked Lambert. “No because I’ve got this year and one more. It’s a long time still to go.

“Randy and Paul have always been really honest with us. I get on really well with them. We’ll just see what happens later on. There’s never any great rush. I think there’s more important things than my own situation.

“I don’t really like to talk about myself or anything like that. The most important thing is this club and this team. My situation will take care of itself whenever that’s going to be.

“I’ve never thought about it. I’ve got three years here. I don’t think I’m that important to really worry about. What will happen, will happen.

“I’ll probably talk about it the last day before it finishes – then I’ll start to worry! I don’t get caught up in it. I never think about it like that. I’ve never been like that.

“I think people think we’ve been here for about four or five years. We haven’t. We’ve only been here just over a season. It’s not long.

“We’ll try and keep building it and it will take a right few years to get to where we want to get to. We’ve had to strip it right back.”

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