The Coutinho-inspired Villa Revolution
Aston Villa’s new signingsPhilippe Coutinho and Lucas Digne both contributed to an improvement in fortunes against Manchester United last week. While the Villa Park comeback point improved on the Old Trafford cup defeat, Villa remain winless this year.
Both players should bring immediate improvement and are clues to where Villa’s owners want to push to, and the next few weeks will hopefully bring the points to build the initial foundations to get to that next level.
Coutinho’s arrival especially raises many immediate questions in terms of how Steven Gerrard will ultimately want to play, and which players of the current crop will make up his first XI.
In the latest main show of the My Old Man Said podcast, we take are first look at Villa life with the introduction of the Brazilian attacking midfielder. With other transfer targets still bubbling under in the January window, certainly it seems the club’s hierarchy haven’t given up on the pursuit of a European place this season.
With this season in danger of slipping away with a whimper though, fortunes must change ASAP.
Also in a decidingly lively show, as well as catching up with the latest Villa news, the Three Points section again showcases there’s all kinds of madness happening around the world in the name of football. From a chaotic AFCON tournament in Africa, to the curious cases of two players refusing to retire in both Japan and Chile.
If you haven’t listened to the show yet, this isn’t one you’ll want to miss!
Get a Free Share on MOMS
This episode of the My Old Man Said podcast is brought to you by Freetrade, the commission-free investing app. Get set up to start your investment journey in 2022 and get yourself a free share on MOMS, check out – freetrade.io/moms . As with all investments, your capital is at risk.
GET THE EXCLUSIVE MOMS PATRON PODCAST CHANNEL and JOIN MATCH CLUB
If you want extra podcast shows during the month and to join Match Club, please do support the show by becoming a MOMS Patron.
For more details and to become a Patron, click here: Become a MOMS Patron
T-Shirt, Mugs & Merch Listeners can now buy a MOMS Podcast T-shirt or mug to show their support of the show and look cool, check out the MOMS SHOP to buy.
David Michael – @oldmansaid
Chris Budd – @BUDD_music
My Old Man Said – https://myoldmansaid.com
Editor/Producer – David Michael