Aston Villa have made a tremendous start to the Sky Bet Championship season, with Steve Bruce’s side looking like an outfit more than capable of ending a miserable few years for the club by delivering a push for promotion.
The Villans are entering December in fourth, five points behind the automatic promotion places, but well placed to secure a top-six finish at the very least later on this season.
However, Bruce will have his worries, particularly with a mounting injury list that includes last season’s top scorer, Jonathan Kodjia, along with last January’s high-profile arrival, Scott Hogan.
Keinan Davis, 19, is Bruce’s only fit recognised striker heading into a crucial period, with it looking extremely likely that Villa will be forced to bring another striker to Villa Park in the New Year.
With that in mind, we take a look at THREE strikers that Bruce and Villa need to be keeping tabs on heading into January…