19 players you forgot played for Aston Villa from midfield flop to cult hero - with photos in action

Here are 19 players you may have forgotten played for Aston Villa over the years, including an Arsenal legend and numerous Premier League icons.

With no Premier League football on at the moment as a result of the break for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, it can be easy to reminisce about days gone by at your club.

There have been countless players over the years that you may have forgotten played for certain teams, including some very famous ones.

From Frank Lampard at Swansea City to Shkodran Mustafi at Everton and Jesse Lingard at Brighton & Hove Albion, it can be rather entertaining looking back at some of them.

Aston Villa are no exception to the ‘you forgot this player played here’ conversation and in fact, there are so many that we’ve had to limit it to just 19 for the purpose of this article.

Some arrived at Villa Park on loan, whereas others were actually around for multiple years - yet many Villans supporters will have completely forgotten their presence at the club.

Here are the 19 players we’ve picked out - many of whom you will have forgotten once donned claret and blue for the Lions.