Steve Bruce has his Aston Villa side in a great position in early 2018, with the Villans well placed in the Sky Bet Championship table to push on for a promotion back to the top-flight.
Back-to-back victories, the first against Middlesbrough and the second an impressive showing against Bristol City, have put Villa right back into contention following a recent slump, with Bruce’s side currently fifth in the table.
Despite Villa’s lofty position in the Championship table, a recent slump in form over the course of December left many questioning their promotion credentials, something that Bruce will not want to happen again this season.
It is likely that additions will be made during this month’s transfer window, as Bruce looks to finalise his squad ahead of one final push for a Premier League return.
With that in mind, here is a look at THREE players Villa should be looking to sign in the coming weeks…