Three Aston Villa players that need to be dropped after Huddersfield defeat

Following three successive Championship victories, it seemed as though Aston Villa might have turned the corner, but defeat to automatic promotion hopefuls Huddersfield Town on Tuesday night brought them back down to earth.

While they didn’t play particularly badly, their lack of cutting edge in attacking areas, as well as a crucial lapse of concentration at the back, ultimately saw them end on the losing side.

It is a habit that Steve Bruce’s men must snap out of if they are to have a good run at automatic promotion next season, because that has to be the minimum aim after such a disappointing campaign this time out.

Their total of 36 goals from 35 matches is nowhere near good enough when you look at the attacking options in the squad, and perhaps it is time for some of the individuals in those positions to be rested from the starting line-up for this weekend’s clash against Sheffield Wednesday at Villa Park.

Here are THREE Villa players that need to be dropped after the midweek loss…