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Aston Villa handed midfield boost ahead of trip to Norwich City

Aston Villa fans here in the Tavern will be hoping their side can secure another three points later on today, after returning to winning ways last time out against Reading. 

The Villains will be desperate to secure their second successive Championship win against a struggling Norwich City side later today, as they still have an outside chance of securing an automatic promotion place. And, many of our local residents received some positive news prior to kick-off at Carrow Road, as according to Aston Villa’s team news on their official website, Glenn Whelan is included in the squad once again.

Glenn Whelan is included in the squad to face Norwich City later on today after coming on as a second-half substitute against Reading last time out.

The 34-year-old has played a huge part in Aston Villa’s promotion push as one of the most consistent performers in their side, with his experience working wonders in the middle of midfield as he often snuffs out any oncoming attacks. And, it’s clear to see that the former Stoke City midfielder’s quality was dearly missed against Hull City, Queens Park Rangers and Bolton Wanderers, as they immediately got back to winning ways when he returned to the squad midweek.

So, the Villains could look to bring him back into the starting lineup after coming on as a substitute against the Royals, as his experience could prove crucial against a Norwich City side who are desperate for a win.

Landlord’s Verdict: 

This is a big boost for Aston Villa as one of their more experienced first-team members is now back in the squad ahead of a crucial run of fixtures, with many of our local residents believing that they could even snatch an automatic promotion place. And, with a struggling Norwich City side up next in the Championship later on today, having Whelan’s experience back in the squad may just help them return to Villa Park with another three points.

Aston Villa fans… Thoughts on the news? Let us know down below!!!


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