Aston Villa were one of the sides in the Championship that everyone expected to come in and trump the rest.
Despite a horrific campaign in the Premier League last season, new manager Roberto Di Matteo came in, completely overhauled the squad this summer and seemingly instilled a sense of belief back in this Aston Villa squad.
But despite spending a sizeable amount in the transfer window on more than 10 players, Villa haven’t started that well at all and sit in sixteenth place in the Premier League table.
They’ve only won one of their opening five games and suffered a poor defeat to a Bristol City side, they really should have dispatched at Ashton Gate.
So with some lingering signs from last season still in the Villa Park air, who can we look to after a slower-than-imagined start?
FootballLeagueWorld writer Hayden Atkins takes us through his THREE choices for most overrated player at Aston Villa so far this season…