Eric Black confirmed Ciaran Clark is ready to return this weekend but Kieran Richardson will remain on the side-lines.
Aston Villa's first game of its Premier League farewell tour fell right in line with the path of its season, clearly outplayed and overwhelmed, in a 4-2 loss to Southampton.
Just days after confirming Gabby Agbonlahor would be unavailable for selection due to concerns over his fitness. The Villa forward has landed himself in more hot water.
Aston Villa clinched its first relegation of the Premier League era following a 1-0 loss to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday.
Ciaran Clark has returned to light training and Eric Black is confident the defender will be available for the visit of AFC Bournemouth this weekend.
Aston Villa's top flight status went further down the drain today as they put in another shambolic performance, losing to Chelsea 0-4.
Micah Richards was a notable absentee at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday as Villa lost for the 21st time in the Premier League this season.
Brad Guzan, recently restored to the starting role, failed to punch to safety and saw the deflection go past him for the only goal.
Carlos Sanchez will be available for Aston Villa tomorrow after missing two months with a hamstring injury.
Nothing seems to be going right for Aston Villa after the club's latest humiliating loss, a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester City's second-half scoring.
Aston Villa lost yet another match, a league-leading 17th in the Premier League this season, despite a comeback effort in a 2-1 defeat to Stoke City.
Joleon Lescott has invited an Aston Villa fan so he can apologize to him in person after Villa were embarrassed against Liverpool this past weekend.
Jack Grealish will be back for game week twenty-seven when Aston Villa travel to the Britannia in an attempt to keep their diminishing chances of Premier League survival alive.
Aston Villa were embarrassed today in a 6-0 loss to Liverpool at home.
Aston Villa may very well have taken the final nail today in their relegation coffin, as they were demolished in front of their home crowd with a 0-6 loss to Liverpool.