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2 pros and 2 cons to Aston Villa dropping Tommy Elphick – Thoughts?

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As Aston Villa prepare to take on Bristol City at Ashton Gate on Tuesday, Roberto Di Matteo has a big selection dilemma on his hands.

The usually reliable and consistent Tommy Elphick has been drastically lacking form.

The experience he has at this level has not shown yet and he has made a number of high profile errors at the back for the Villains.

A few Aston Villa fans were already calling for him to be dropped before he scored a calamitous own goal against Newcastle and almost gifted them another when caught in possession shortly after.

Roberto Di Matteo now must make a difficult decision when he chooses his defenders for the clash against Bristol City.

Tammy Abraham is the top goalscorer in the Championship and has already bagged ten goals in all competitions this year.

The last thing Aston Villa need is an out-of-form defender trying to cope with him.

Here are TWO pros and TWO cons to Aston Villa dropping Tommy Elphick for their next game…


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