EXCLUSIVE: Tim Sherwood is facing a race against time to fully establish his view of players signed under the direction of Aston Villa's recruitment department overhaul.
MIKE KEEGAN: So what now for Brendan Rodgers? Sunderland, Aston Villa and Newcastle are possibilities, but England beckons if Roy Hodgson fails again at Euro 2016.
Regular forumers will know about this already, and I don't intend to shine his head but wanted to do something on it when I could find the time...
Tim Sherwood is being linked with a January transfer window swoop to take Mainz goalkeeper Loris Karius to Aston Villa.
Nantes president Waldemar Kita has admitted that he made a mistake selling midfielder Jordan Veretout to Aston Villa in the summer.
Aston Villa have a few players out on loan so far this season, so here's an update following on from the last month.
Gordon Cowans' Under 21 side hosted Burnley on Monday at Bodymoor Heath in a friendly.