Aston Villa will be keen on a fresh start under Unai Emery, looking to move on from the wholly unsuccessful reign of Steven Gerrard.
However, one thing the Spaniard could look to maintain from the previous tenure is some of the transfer targets, as it was a summer of undoubted change for the Villans.
Five new faces came into Villa Park, with Diego Carlos and Philippe Coutinho expected to be catalysts for huge change.
Despite this, their continued interest in Ismaila Sarr would have added yet another game-changer to their ranks. Having agreed to a deal in August, in the end the Senegalese star did not earn his move back to the Premier League.
Should Emery sign this long-term target, it could mark the second coming of Ashley Young, who too boasted incredible speed and a wicked right foot, as well as the ability to play off both wings.
Although he is yet to boast a season like this in his career, the 24-year-old has shown glimpses of his quality across stints in both the Championship and the Premier League.
Perhaps his most infamous performance across his 50 appearances in the Premier League was against Liverpool, where the Hornets handed the Reds their first loss of the 2019/20 campaign in sensational fashion.
Scoring twice and assisting the third, he more than earned a match-best 9.1 SofaScore rating. Sarr truly announced himself on this day as he bullied Virgil van Dijk with his physicality on the break, winning five of his eight duels.
However, it seems like Villa remains in the driving seat and looks set to go in for the £40k-per-week star again after the World Cup.
He could finally provide the maverick nature seldom seen since prime Young departed and could be the newest catalyst to bring in the new era at Villa Park.