Micah Richards wore the armband for Aston Villa once ahead tonight and seems set to be their captain for the upcoming season.
Libor Kozak scored twice in Aston Villa's 2-2 draw against Wolverhampton.
Aston Villa have signed Cordoba defender Jose Angel Crespo.
Villa boss Tim Sherwood is hoping teenage sensation Jack Grealish will be ready for the start of the season after struggling to recover from a thigh problem.
Aston Villa have confirmed the signing of Jordan Ayew for an undisclosed fee that's rumored to be in the region of £8.5m.
Both on and off the pitch, this summer's Gold Cup was mired in criticism and it ended in forgettable fashion as the United States lost the 3rd place consolation match to Panama, 1-1 (2-3 penalties).
Callum Robinson scored Aston Villa's lone goal in a 1-1 friendly draw against Walsall.
Libor Kozak is determined to come back stronger than ever after recovering from a broken leg.
Aston Villa have already found the replacement for Christian Benteke in Ghanaian striker Jordan Ayew.
The United States failed to defend their Gold Cup title and were left out of the final for the first time in six tournaments as Jamaica shocked them with a 1-2 win in Atlanta.
Scott Sinclair led Aston Villa to their first pre-season win of the season against Swindon.
The United States punched their ticket to a Gold Cup semi-final appearance by mauling Cuba 6-0, with a Clint Dempsey hat trick leading the way.
Aston Villa played to a 0-0 final against Sporting Braga, with Christian Benteke noticeably left out of action.
After losing his starting spot to Shay Given at the end of last season, Brad Guzan appears to head the queue to start for Villa again this season.
Antonio Luna has left Aston Villa for La Liga side Eibar.