Aston Villa have suffered a major injury blow ahead of their Premier League clash against Newcastle on Saturday afternoon. Dean Smith’s side fell to a surprising 3-2 defeat on the opening day of the season against Watford last weekend and will no doubt be hoping for a quick change in fortune when they host the Magpies in their first game back in front of a full crowd at Villa Park. However, they will have to do the job without one of their main men from last season in Ollie Watkins.
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