Three selection dilemmas Bruce faces as Aston Villa prepare to host Brentford

Aston Villa will look to continue their recent upturn in form when they host Brentford at Villa Park on Saturday.

One of the pre-season promotion favourites, Steve Bruce’s men took just one point from their opening three Championship fixtures before they beat Norwich City 4-2 at home and picked up a 1-1 draw against Bristol City at Ashton Gate.

Those two results were sandwiched by a 4-1 victory against Wigan Athletic in the EFL Cup, and the Midlands outfit look to finally be hitting their stride after a tough start to the campaign as they target a return to the Premier League.

With some players returning from injury and a new signing being added to the squad, Bruce certainly has some decisions to make when it comes to his starting line-up before the clash against Brentford, who have taken just two points from their five league games.

Here are three selection dilemmas Bruce faces ahead of the visit from the Bees…