Hello and welcome to Friday ‘s LIVE coverage of Aston Villa from BirminghamLive.
We will be keeping you up to date with all the latest transfer news and views from Villa Park on Friday, January 1 2021.
Another year is upon us and where Villa are concerned that means the impending re-opening of the transfer market.
Dean Smith ‘s side will have an opportunity this month to strengthen their ranks should they see fit with a punishing second half of the 2020-21 Premier League campaign coming up.
Much of that is likely to be dependent on the fitness of striker Wesley Moraes, so watch this space for further updates.
And of course it is matchday with Villa heading to Manchester United for their latest top flight test.
You can follow all the latest on the blog below…