9 Aston Villa players that could follow Michael Beale to QPR including one surprising first teamer

Nine players that could follow Michael Beale from Aston Villa to QPR this summer.

Monday, 6th June 2022, 1:56 pm

In case you missed last week’s big news, Michael Beale left his post as assistant manager of Aston Villa to take up the role of first team manager at Championship side, QPR.

It left Villa with a huge hole to fill with many calling Beale the ‘brains’ behind it all wherever he has been with Steven Gerrard.

But the club acted swiftly and from losing one assistant to a Championship team, they gained another, from another - bringing in Blackpool head coach Neil Critchley.

They quickly turned a bleak situation into a positive with Critchley even being seen as an upgrade by many.

That’s not to say Beale won’t be missed, though. He was a huge voice on the training ground and a big positive influence on the players.

His relationship with many could even sway some to leave Villa Park this summer for West London.

And whilst we’re not expecting Ollie Watkins or Jacob Ramsey or any real big hitters to leave the club - it’s certainly possible that some of the fringe and younger members of the playing squad could follow Beale to Loftus Road.

BirminghamWorld have picked out nine who we feel are genuine options to make the move.

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