Aston Villa boss Dean Smith is confident his players have the character to bounce back from their humbling against Leeds. Villa have made their best start to a season since 1930 and last week at home against Leeds were chasing a piece of club history, having never won their opening five league games of a season. Maintaining their 100 per cent record would have also seen Smith’s side go top of the Premier League table for first time since October 2001.
Mikel Arteta's side breezed past Newcastle 3-0 on Monday at the Emirates Stadium and are now in the top half of the standings.
The Argentine is currently in isolation and will have to complete a negative coronavirus test before Wednesday in order to feature