Three out-of-favour Aston Villa players that deserve a second chance

According to reports in The Mirror, Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce is ready to show up to 10 players the door this summer as he looks to trim his squad.

The boss will need to sell to buy if he wants to create a promotion push next season, with the Football League clamping down on Financial Fair Play regulations.

Bruce will be under pressure to lead Villa back to the Premier League following a disappointing first season in the Championship where the club could only manage a 13th-placed finish, and the latest revelation will hardly help his cause as he looks to bring in the players he wants this summer.

Among the players set to exit the Midlands outfit are ones that spent last term out on loan such as Jordan Veretout and Carles Gil, but there are others that may feel they should get another opportunity to impress.

Here are three out-of-favour Villa players that deserve a second chance instead of being sold…