Unai Emery reacts to Emi Martinez's controversial World Cup final antics

Aston Villa manager Unai Emery plans to talk to Emiliano Martinez about some of his antics during and after Argentina’s World Cup win.

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‘When you have a big emotion, sometimes it’s difficult to control it,’ Emery said.

‘I will speak to him next week about some of the celebrations but I respect it for now because he’s with his national team. When he’s back with us we can speak about it.’

Villa play host to Liverpool on Monday but will be without first-choice goalkeeper Martinez, who is still in Argentina following their World Cup triumph.

‘We are expecting him to be ready for the game at Tottenham on New Year’s Day,’ Emery added at a press conference on Friday. ‘He’s had an excellent World Cup and we’re looking forward to having him back.’

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