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McLeish talks up Keane deal

January 6, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Alex McLeish insists Robbie Keane will be "highly motivated" if a proposed loan deal from his Major League Soccer club the Los Angeles Galaxy goes ahead.

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McLeish believes Villa will reap the benefits from Keane wanting to remain sharp before the MLS resumes in March and ahead of the Euro 2012 finals with the Republic of Ireland.

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