Aston Villa supporters would have expected a better season before it began, however, after the first couple of months, I’m sure they’d be satisfied with where they finished in the league.

The Championship is a very difficult division and Steve Bruce’s side learned that the hard way over the course of ten months or so, but the recruitment has been right so far and they can fully expect a promising campaign next year.

Of course, there are plenty of exciting talents who can aid Villa’s promotion bid in the 2017/18 term and the boss should definitely have a look at them in the near future, to make sure he doesn’t just dive into the transfer window all the time.

There are numerous youngsters already planning to make an impact in the next campaign, although to do that they should make an influence in the summer.

Here are TWO Aston Villa wonderkids who’ll be desperate to impress Bruce in pre-season….