Steve Bruce was appointed as Aston Villa manager on Wednesday evening following the sacking of Roberto Di Matteo.
Villa fans have been feeling incredibly optimistic over their chances of making up the ground between themselves and the Play-Offs.
Bruce led Hull to the Play-Off Final last season where they beat Carlos Carvalhal’s Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 thanks to a stunner from Mo Diame, and Villa fans would hope that with the funds on offer this season, they could be set for a similar fate.
However, the quality of the squad is way below the level Bruce would hope, and you can imagine that in January he will look to bolster the squad.
This will mean that several of the youngsters around the fringes of the squad will be farmed out on loan with first team opportunities limited.
With January just 3 months away, here are TWO players Steve Bruce should loan out come January….