Pl>ymaker FC’s Jude Aston discusses how important Tom Heaton could be to Aston Villa this season

Aston Villa certainly didn’t shy away from their first transfer window back in the Premier League since being relegated in 2016.

A total of 12 players joined Dean Smith’s ranks this summer including Brazilian forward Wesley, Tyrone Mings, Douglas Luiz, Ezri Konsa, Jota, and Matthew Targett – setting the club back a mammoth £133.74m in fees. Despite this endless pool of outfield talent, however, it’s goalkeeper Tom Heaton that has perked interest.

Heaton is yet to keep a clean sheet in his first two Premier League outings for his new club, but Pl>ymaker FC’s Jude Aston has discussed how important he thinks the 33-year-old will be for the challenges that lie ahead…

Check out his opinion in the video above.

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