Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard drops huge transfer hint about more potential incomings

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Villa have already made two exciting additions in Philippe Coutinho and Lucas Digne

Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard has dropped a less than subtle hint about more potential incomings at Villa Park before the end of the January transfer window.

The claret & blue have already done some excellent business in the opening two weeks, bringing Philippe Coutinho in on loan from Barcelona and Lucas Digne on a permanent from Everton.

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Both players have incredible calibre and show exactly the type of quality that a manager like Gerrard can attract to the club.

The additions of the two above have no doubt whet the appetite of supporters and rightly so but it sounds like the scouser may not be done yet.

“I’m not going to give anything away in terms of where we’re looking and who we’re looking for - but there’s a possibility that there could be a bit of a change from now until the end of the window,” he explained.

“Look, there are a couple of situations that you have to analyse.

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“Do we need someone to come in and compete or are we short in a certain area?

“For example, you don’t need to be a rocket scientist to know that Axel Tuanzebe went out of the building for a different challenge: for me, I like four centre-backs so we are analysing that situation.

“What type of player and who and when – whether this window or next – we’ll have to wait and see. That’s how you analyse it.

“Can we find that level and calibre and pedigree of player who is going to improve the team and squad?

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“Or is it something we need because we’re a little bit short for competition of cover or maybe the squad needs someone for a ‘what if’ situation, i.e. an injury or a suspension.”

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