Tim Sherwood has revealed a sickness bug has hit the Aston Villa camp ahead of their clash with Sunderland.
The Villa manager is waiting on a number of players ahead of Saturday's Premier League visit of the Black Cats.
Sherwood did not name the players who are unwell but conceded he has concerns over several of his squad.
"There's a sickness bug around the training ground so there are a few players who have not been able to make training," he said.
"We have a couple of players, I don't want to tell...