Aston Villa's big-money signing Emi Buendia impressed and provided two assists for Ollie Watkins as Villa beat Walsall 4-0 on Wednesday night. The former Norwich playmaker, who joined Villa for £33million in the summer, carved Walsall open with some sublime passing as Watkins found the net on 26 minutes and then on 38 minutes. Villa head coach Dean Smith missed the team's friendly as he was isolating, so assistant head coach Craig Shakespeare took charge.
Bayern Munich did some nice things in the first half and some some good ideas. Precision was lacking, though. The veterans making their first appearance all looked pretty rusty.
Aston Villa announced on Saturday they had agreed a deal with Bayer Leverkusen for Leon Bailey as England's Jack Grealish has reportedly been the subject of an offer from Manchester City....