It’s been a good week for Aston Villa, who started their Sky Bet Championship campaign off in perfect fashion before coming out of the transfer window with their biggest asset still on board.
Steve Bruce’s side were efficient in their clash with Hull City on Monday, battling back from a goal down to beat the Tigers 3-1 at the KCOM Stadium.
Tommy Elphick, Ahmed Elmohamady and Alan Hutton represented unlikely match winners for Villa, but the three points meant all the same to Bruce’s side.
Then, there was the small matter of the remainder of the transfer window, where Villa fought off Premier League interest in Jack Grealish, as well as making some shrewd additions to their existing squad.
Attention will now be turning to tomorrow afternoon, with Villa back in Championship action against Wigan Athletic.
Here at FLW, we take a look at the starting XI Bruce could well select, with it our belief he will stick with a pool of players that featured on Monday, as well as a couple of their new additions…
Gallery Articles18 hours ago
4-2-3-1, Ingram axed: The QPR XI we expect McClaren to play v Bristol City tomorrow
Gallery Articles22 hours ago
4-1-4-1, Alioski axed: The Leeds XI we expect Bielsa to play v Swansea tomorrow
Derby County18 hours ago
4-2-3-1, Waghorn axed: The Derby XI we expect Lampard to play v Ipswich tomorrow
Leeds United18 hours ago
‘This has shocked me’ – Leeds lining up deal for powerful attacker: The verdict
Blackburn Rovers23 hours ago
‘Take the money and run’ – Nottingham Forest receive multi-million pound bid: The verdict
Sheffield Wednesday23 hours ago
‘A major blow’, ‘Right in the mire’ – Worrying Sheffield Wednesday news emerges: The verdict
Sheffield Wednesday21 hours ago
‘It might just be too little, too late’ – Important Sheffield Wednesday transfer update: The verdict
Latest News22 hours ago
Sheffield United, West Brom and Middlesbrough set to miss out on loan target