More points are required and the job is not done, but Villa are getting closer, and Steven Gerrard can start some of his planning for next season.
Villa will need reinforcements to avoid a disappointing start like this season, and the Midlands club are already being linked with a number of transfers.
Gerrard will be desperate to put his own stamp on this squad in his first summer transfer window.
And here are the latest rumours surrounding Villa Park:
Trezeguet exit likely
Aston Villa are likely to offload Trezeguet this summer, according to the latest reports.
The Egyptian arrived at Villa on a £9million deal in 201, making 56 league appearances since.
According to the Birmingham Mail, Gerrard is not convinced by the 27-year-old and he is likely to be offloaded this summer as the Villa boss looks to piece together his own squad.
Aston Villa are said to have joined the long list of clubs interested in AC Milan star Franck Kessie ahead of this summer.
Kessie is out of contract this summer, and Arsenal and Everton are both believed to have expressed an interest.
Meanwhile, Barcelona are said to have ramped up their efforts, but the latest report from Calciomercato claims Aston Villa have now put forward a proposal of their own.
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