Aston Villa journalist Luke Hatfield insists that there is no shame in the club missing out on the signing of Emile Smith Rowe from Arsenal as they continue their aggressive recruitment this summer. The Gunners rejected a £30m bid for Smith Rowe from Villa, having previously seen a £25m offer knocked back. He has subsequently signed a new contract at the Emirates, penning a long-term deal that will tie him to his boyhood club for the foreseeable future.
A weakened Aston Villa were knocked out of the League Cup by European Champions Chelsea after losing 4-3 on penalties at Stamford Bridge. Dean Smith made wholesale changes to his side with only two...
Cristiano Ronaldo was left out of the squad for the League Cup defeat against West Ham during the week