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BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE

2015/2016 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
1 Arsenal 0 0 0 0
2 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0
3 Bournemouth 0 0 0 0
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 By Michael Cox

In the Premier League, Aston Villa can't afford to be much worse this season

ESPN FC TV's Craig Burley looks at Aston Villa's prospects for the season ahead.

In the past four seasons Aston Villa have finished 16th, 15th, 15th and 17th; just two, five, five and three points above the relegation zone respectively. Even a minor drop in performance for 2015-16 will surely bring the club's first relegation since 1986/87, which is worrying because Villa start the campaign in a very uncertain state.

That uncertainty applies for both manager and squad. We're now accustomed to Tim Sherwood being one of the Premier League's major characters, yet the reality is...

 By Chris Wright

Aston Villa fan makes 4,000-mile trip to donate season tickets

Prior to his season-ending injury in April, Ciaran Clark had excelled in defence for Villa.
Aston Villa have attracted a far flung fan to Villa Park.

Aston Villa fan Michael Cappuccitti is about to go above and beyond the call of duty ahead of the new season.

Michael, who hails from Toronto, is making the 4,000-mile trip to Villa Park to watch his adopted side's first home game of the season, against Manchester United on Aug. 14.

Before he makes the trip home again after the game, Michael is planning to donate not one but four season tickets to underprivileged local children who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford to attend any Villa games this...

Barcelona's Adama Traore set for €10m Villa bid amid Liverpool link

Adama Traore has struggled for first-team opportunities at Barcelona.

Aston Villa are aiming to beat Liverpool to the signing of Barcelona winger Adama Traore, sources have told ESPN FC.

Liverpool have been strongly linked with a move for Traore, with reports in Spain claiming he was set to fly into Merseyside to hold talks and undergo a medical.

However, Villa have now entered the race for Traore and are hoping to be given permission to talk to the 19-year-old about a move to the Premier League.

Villa are ready to offer €10 million to Barcelona for Traore,...

Kevin Hughes Aston Villa  By Kevin Hughes

Tim Sherwood's Aston Villa overhaul could make for exciting season

Ghana international Jordan Ayew can play across the front line for Aston Villa and Tim Sherwood.

Count them in -- one, two, three, four new signings confirmed at Villa in the past few days. With the kick-off to the 2015-16 Premier League season now just a week away, Tim Sherwood has been involved in a blur of transfer activity and his squad looks a great deal stronger as a result.

Striker Jordan Ayew was swiftly followed by versatile Spanish defender Jose Angel Crespo, while a frenzied Friday saw Nantes midfielder Jordan Veretout and Blackburn forward Rudy Gestede officially confirmed as arrivals....

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Aston Villa sign Rudy Gestede from Blackburn Rovers on five-year deal

Rudy Gestede scored 22 goals for Blackburn Rovers last season.

Aston Villa have confirmed the signing of Rudy Gestede from Blackburn Rovers for an undisclosed fee.

Gestede, 26, signed a five-year deal at Villa Park on Friday, becoming Villa's second signing of the day after the Premier League side brought in France under-21 midfielder Jordan Veretout from Nantes.

Villa boss Tim Sherwood told...