Aston Villa have had a difficult start to the Championship season, which has not helped lift their hopes of Premier League promotion.
The Midlands outfit have managed to pick up just one point from their first three league games of the campaign.
The last two outings have ended in defeats, and Steve Bruce’s side have scored just twice so far in the second tier.
The results have been a big contrast to a positive summer when the club recruited Chelsea legend John Terry.
Ahead of Villa’s home match against Norwich City on Saturday, Bruce confirmed that Mile Jedinak is in contention to return from a groin injury this weekend.
— Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) August 18, 2017
The midfielder underwent minor surgery towards the end of last season to rectify the problem, and now looks set to get back on the pitch.
It is a welcome boost for the Villans, as the Birmingham Mail reports that the team have not won a Championship game without Jedinak since the start of last season.
As expected, the fans are relieved to hear that the midfielder is on his way back.
Return of the Jedi
— Chris Jacobs (@Chris_Jacobs39) August 18, 2017
This is the best tweet I've ever seen
— Chlo (@Chloavfc_) August 18, 2017
— AM (@andrew_avfc) August 18, 2017
Massive news, we need this man desperately. #AVFC
— Philip Henry Roberts (@iamVilla) August 18, 2017
— Noely poley 😁 (@Noelfinn4) August 18, 2017
I dont care if his 20% fit put that beautiful man back in the team
— Darrell Hay (@daz1912) August 18, 2017
I dont care if he aint fit.. just start him anyway 💪
— Scott Mooney (@ScottMooney92) August 18, 2017
Thank God for that !
— Robert Derry (@RobertDerry1966) August 18, 2017
Mile in the starting 11 = Win
— Liam (@Akining_) August 18, 2017
If he starts we stand a greater chance of winning
— Malcolm Smith (@MalcolmISmith) August 18, 2017