Aston Villa face off with Norwich City this coming weekend (April 30) at Villa Park.
It’s the return of an old face to B6 too with Dean Smith returning in an opposing dugout for the first time following his dismissal at the end of 2021.
His replacement, Steven Gerrard, has endured a turbulent start to his managerial life in the west midlands.
After a positive start, form tailed off and now has Villa staring at the potential of a worse Premier League finish than last year.
Has it all been worth it? Perhaps it’s too early to tell.
But the hierarchy at Villa Park shelled out big money to lure the former Liverpool captain to Villa Park and will want to start seeing a return on their investment soon.
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