Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images

'Chelsea have no idea what they're in for': Some Villa fans buzzing over what they've heard today

Aston Villa fans have welcomed Dean Smith’s positive fitness update ahead of the Premier League clash with Chelsea.

On Friday, the Villans boss confirmed that he “should” be welcoming Ollie Watkins back to action.

The Villa striker picked up an injury in the final pre-season friendly against Italian side Salernitana.

Photo by Malcolm Couzens/Getty Images

He missed the first two games of the season but got 11 minutes off the bench against former club Brentford last time out.

"Celtic fans should love Carter-Vickers" | American football expert Larry Henry Jr

Smith also confirmed that Leon Bailey is back to full fitness and Bertrand Traore has been training .

Meanwhile, John McGinn and Jacob Ramsey have recovered from their covid situations.

Smith’s charges face Chelsea at Villa Park on Saturday afternoon, a tough game against a Premier League title contender.

Therefore, news of several key players being fit again was music to Aston Villa fans’ ears:

Have something to tell us about this article?
Let us know

You may also like…