Aston Villa will embark on Sky Bet Championship football next season after a truly woeful time of things in the Premier League this season.
Tim Sherwood was sacked early on in the season and replaced by Frenchman Remi Garde whose style of play was nothing short of horrendous, with the ex-Arsenal man also sent packing in April.
Villa are now looking for a replacement for Garde and whoever comes in will be charged with rebuilding an ordinary looking squad, in order to challenge for an immediate promotion back into the top flight.
Money may be tight at Villa Park and the new boss, whoever it may be, could be forced to look towards the younger players at the club to take the club forward.
Football League World writer Lee Clarke takes a look at THREE players who have graduated from the Aston Villa first-team, who could be utilised during the 2016/17 campaign…..
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