Aston Villa boss Dean Smith insists he will never give Manchester City an easy checkmate.
Danny Drinkwater could make his Aston Villa debut when they host Manchester City on Sunday.
Boss Dean Smith admitted Aston Villa are unlikely to sign a striker before the visit of Manchester City.
Aston Villa will have to wait to secure the services of Pepe Reina while AC Milan seek to find a replacement, according to the goalkeeper’s agent.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has called on his players “to create a new history” as the club seek to end 24 years of hurt and win another domestic trophy.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has hailed the hunger in the eyes of Danny Drinkwater as a key reason behind the midfielder’s loan capture until the end of the season The long-term absence of John McGinn, who is not expected to return to action until late March after fracturing his left ankle just before Christmas, forced Smith’s hand to sign a replacement in the mould of the all-action Scotland international.
Danny Drinkwater has joined Aston Villa on loan from Chelsea for the rest of the season, the Villa Park club have announced.
Danny Drinkwater is to undergo a medical at Aston Villa ahead of a proposed loan move, the PA news agency understands.
Dean Smith will hold urgent transfer talks with Aston Villa chief executive Christian Purslow after Tom Heaton and Wesley were ruled out for the season.
Dean Smith insists Aston Villa are not in a crisis and has urged his players to roll their sleeves up for the battle at Burnley on January 1.
Boss Dean Smith is revelling in Aston Villa’s relegation dogfight.
Boss Dean Smith backed Jack Grealish to thrive in Aston Villa’s tense relegation battle after a crucial victory over Norwich.
Conor Hourihane breathed fresh life into Aston Villa’s survival hopes as his goal earned a crucial win over Norwich.
Aston Villa manager Dean Smith is grateful to the fans and the board for keeping faith with him in his bid to turn the tide of woeful recent results.
Aston Villa will be without John McGinn for their Boxing Day clash at home to relegation rivals Norwich.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has called on his players to start showing leadership qualities if the club is to haul itself out of a relegation battle this season.
Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn is out for around the next three months after fracturing an ankle.
Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn suffered an ankle fracture during Saturday’s Premier League defeat to Southampton, the club have announced.
In-form Danny Ings hailed Southampton’s vital win at Aston Villa.
Boss Ralph Hasenhuttl saluted two-goal Danny Ings after he fired Southampton out of the drop zone.