Will VIlla be receiving needed reinforcements before the window shuts? If the deals can be done, I think so.
Matt Turvey sifts through the key performance metrics to work out why Paul Lambert's home debut as manager didn't go as smoothly as he would have hoped.
With a 3-1 loss at home to Everton, the home debuts of Messrs Lambert, Holman, El-Ahmadi, Vlaar, and Lowton didn't get off to the greatest start. What next?
A dismal opening 45 minutes saw Villa go three down at home to Everton. A stronger finish saw 10-man Villa grab one back.
Aston Villa kick off the home campaign with a game against Everton. Which way is it going to go - sweet dreams or a sticky toffee mess?