With news emerging from Birmingham Live that Aston Villa are reportedly interested in bringing Chelsea youngster Ethan Ampadu to Villa Park, there will be a number of players that will be worried about retaining their place in the Villa starting XI.
Aston Villa have made a somewhat sluggish start to the season and Dean Smith will be hoping for an upturn in recent performances, as his side are currently sat in 14th in the Championship table.
They are only five points adrift of the play-off places, but Smith will be keen for his side to put together a good run of form as the festive period approaches.
There is no questioning that Ampadu would be an excellent addition to Smith’s side, but would competition for places in the Villa team be a bad thing?
But which two players are going to be sweating over retaining their place in Dean Smith’s starting XI if Ampadu was to arrive in January?
Find out here….