The Aston Villa hierarchy ‘remain fully behind’ manager Dean Smith despite their poor run of form, according to reports. Smith’s side have lost their last four matches, most recently being smashed 4-1 at home by West Ham. Aston Villa lost talisman Jack Grealish in the summer transfer window – selling their captain to Manchester City in a £100million British record signing.
The top three in the Premier League all won on Wednesday evening as Chelsea, Man City and Liverpool all battle it out for the title.
Bernardo Silva’s exquisite volley inspired Manchester City to a battling 2-1 win at Aston Villa. The forward’s brilliant strike proved the difference as City were made to fight for a fourth...