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Petrov ready to cheer Villa to safety

April 17, 2013
By Kevin Palmer
Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov has declared he is ready to return to "a normal life" after a year battling acute leukaemia.

Petrov has undergone intensive chemotherapy treatment since he was diagnosed with the disease in March of last year, but with his leukaemia now in remission, the popular Bulgarian has visited Villa's training base as he gets his mind back on football.

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There are no suggestions that 33-year-old Petrov ...

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