Something is still missing at Villa, despite improvement. The allure, the suspense of something great about to happen just isn’t there.
What’s the secret to playing long enough to have the experience without losing your legs?
We’re close, we’re far away. We can’t score, we’re tough to beat. Gabby has a purpose, Gabby has no purpose. Steve Bruce is….well, I’ll let you fill in those blanks.
Are Villa in danger of becoming the Over The Hill Gang? Don’t get me wrong…These two could be exactly what Villa need. I’ll have no idea until I see them playing for us, and Steve Bruce, instead of someone else. But it does induce a bit of head scratching.
So Villa are coming back from Portugal. They’ve worked on their fitness and patterns of play, but did Bruce get any closer to figuring out our starting XI?