Three players who could join Aston Villa in January

Aston Villa’s stint in the Championship this season has certainly not been a dull one. After Dr Tony Xia appointed Roberto Di Matteo as the club’s new manager he only gave the former Chelsea boss until October before deciding that it was time to change direction, and that direction was that of Steve Bruce.

Bruce is viewed as an expert in terms of getting out of this division with the former Manchester United defender completing the task on no fewer than four occasions. But, if he is to make it number five with Villa this season then they could do with new faces to enter Villa Park once the transfer window reopens in a couple of weeks’ time, even if the Villans have moved up the table since his arrival…

With automatic promotion looking out of reach Villa will have to look at promotion through the play-offs if they are to make a quick return to the top flight. Admittedly they have some ground to make up, but it’s not a position that is out of reach and some new signings in January could very well give the squad a fresh impetus.

Let’s now take a look at THREE players who could be making a move to the Midlands…

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