Steve Bruce has had a bit of an inconsistent time of things during his spell with Aston Villa so far, and a playoff run looks a tad too far for them this season.
However, a win against Norwich today would give them a timely boost and may well give Villa fans a glimmer of hope that a late run could pay dividends.
Our landlord has been mixing it with the Villa fans this week over by the dartboard, with plenty of noise and banter coming from the far corner of the Tavern.
A lot of the talk has been about today’s game, and which players could find their place in the XI under threat.
With this in mind, here are TWO Aston Villa players who could be axed for today’s game with Norwich…