Villa: From The Dumps To The Brink Of Greatness
Aston Villa Announce Squad Numbers
Aston Villa today announced there squad numbers for the upcoming Premier League campaign. There was a major shock as Brad Guzan had the numer one shirt took off him and it was given to new signing Mark Bunn
Mark Bunn WILL start as Villa's number 1 keeper this season
New club Captain Micah Richards
has been given the number two shirt, Jordan Amavi
, given the number three shirt and new signing Kevin Nolan
has been given the number four shirt.
New club captain Micah Richards will wear the number 2 shirt
and new signing Joleon Lescott
have been given the number's five and six respectively. Lescott
, who is a lifelong Villa fan must be looking forward to playing for The Villans this season.
Lescott has been awarded the number 5 shirt this season
Former Barrcelona starlet Adama Traore
has been given the number seven shirt, ahead of Leandro Bacuna
, who is now given the number twenty-two shirt. Highly talented nineteen year old Jack Grealish
was given the number eight shirt and new signing Dwight Gayle
has been given Scott Sinclair's
number nine shirt and Sinclair given the number eleven shirt.
New signing Dwight Gayle will wear the number 9 shirt this season
Benin international Rudy Gestede
has been given the number ten shirt, signalling Gerrards intent to play two up front, Jores Okore
no longer has the number five shirt and has been handed the number twelve shirt.
Gestede has got the number 10 shirt this season
wanted to have the number 13 shirt, so he was given it and new signing Ashley Cole
has received the number fourteen shirt for his first season at Aston Villa and Englishman Ashley Westwood
is given the number fifteen shirt.
Cole is given the number 14 shirt
On loan central defender Tiago Ilori
has been given the number sixteen shirt for his season's loan at Aston Villa, Frenchman Jordan Veretout
has been given the number seventeen shirt for his first season in Birmingham and on loan Spurs midfielder Thomas Carroll
awarded the number eighteen shirt.
has been given the number nineteen shirt for his first season at Aston Villa and Brad Guzan
has been relegated to number twenty and is sure to not be very happy at all with it and Alan Hutton
keeps his slot at number twenty-one, which is his favourite number.
Brad Guzan has been given shirt 20, instead of number 1 this season
moves to number twenty-two, with number twenty three shirt vacant, Carlos Sanchez
takes the number twenty four shirt with Carles Gil
Kozak is expected to feature this season
Libor Kozak keeps the number twenty-seven shirt, Charles N'Zogbia takes twenty eight and finally new signing Jose Angel Crespo has been given the number thirty three shirt.
How the new look squad looks with the numbers
With the announcement of the squad numbers Villa fans are looking forward to facing Watford
in the opening next weekend.