Aston Villa

Bruce offers key Aston Villa news before Cardiff clash

Our Aston Villa fans here in the Transfer Tavern cannot wait for their side to get going this weekend as they return to Championship action.

After a draw with Hull City over the opening weekend and then a win in the Carabao Cup, the plan is now to chalk up three points against Cardiff tomorrow.

For sure, it’ll be a stern test in the Welsh capital and our local Villa punters think it’ll be a close game – as it so often is in the Championship.

Typically today, then, Steve Bruce has previewed the game at his press-conference and during that he offered up the latest on the fitness of Jonathan Kodjia, Jack Grealish and Mile Jedinak – as per the club’s official Twitter account:

News, then, that Villa fans will be chewing over for some time, at least until kick-off tomorrow when all attention will be getting three points to really kick-start their season.

Landlord’s Verdict

Villa are looking in good shape and a win this weekend will be expected from their fans.

If they can’t get the three points, though, a draw is a minimum as starting this campaign with a stuttering start could prove costly in this most competitive of divisions.

Thoughts, Villa fans? Let us know below!

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