Aston Villa boss Dean Smith regards today’s opponents Leicester as a blueprint for what can be achieved at Villa Park. The two best Midlands clubs meet in front of England manager Gareth Southgate with Villa able to close the gap on Brendan Rodgers team to seven points and with two games in hand. It suggests the beginnings of a great rivalry but Smith is cautious in comparing the clubs at this stage despite having exciting talents like Jack Grealish and Tyrone Mings in his squad.
A comprehensive wrap of all the collated fixtures, scores and match reports from the Premier League: SATURDAY, 27 NOVEMBER Arsenal v Newcastle – 14:30 Liverpool v Southampton – 17:30 Crystal...
Ben Dinnery returns with the latest Premier League team news ahead of gameweek thirteen. (Getty Images)