New Aston Villa midfielder Carlos Sanchez will be available to face Newcastle this weekend.
Aston Villa's Charles N'Zogbia was fairly average in his first match of the season but his fantasy upside remains high.
Alan Hutton made his "second" debut for Aston Villa after being loaned out for the past two years.
Andreas Weimann scored to put Aston Villa ahead for good in their 1-0 win over Stoke City.
Joe Cole has returned to training for Aston Villa ahead of their week one match against Stoke.
Aston Villa has lost another player this summer as midfielder Aleksandar Tonev has moved to Celtic on a loan with an option for the move to become permanent.
Aston Villa youngster Daniel Johnson has joined Chesterfield on a three-month loan deal.
Aston Villa fielded what looked to be close to a possible XI for their opener next weekend against Stoke City, and could not come up with a goal in a disappointing 0-0 final against Serie A side Parma.
Aston Villa has officially announced the capture of Valencia left back Aly Cissokho on a four-year deal.
Aston Villa have been relatively quiet in the transfer market but appear close to signing former Liverpool loanee Aly Cissokho to replace Ryan Bertrand after his loan spell expired.
Charles N'Zogbia has looked great in Aston Villa's pre-season matches and could be a sneaky fantasy contributor this season.
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is confident that Joe Cole will be fit for the start of the season after suffering a thigh injury a friendly earlier this summer.
As expected, Christian Benteke will miss the start of the season as he is still recovering from a torn ACL.
Libor Kozak is ahead of schedule in his rehab from a leg injury last year but will not be ready for the start of the season.
Nicklas Helenius leaves Aston Villa to join Aalborg on a season-long loan.