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Ex-Villa boss Brian Little pays tribute to Ugo Ehiogu

Former Aston Villa manager Brian Little has paid tribute to Ugo Ehiogu, saying “he was as close to being the ideal football player”.

Speaking to BBC 5 live’s Sam Walker, Little said he had a number of former Villa players calling him in tears.

Former England and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu died at the age of 44 after suffering a cardiac arrest at Tottenham's training centre on Thursday.

This clip is originally from 5 live Daily on Friday 21 April 2017.

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