Alan Hutton insists Aston Villa’s new-look side is finally starting to click – and believes Tim Sherwood’s side are ready to turn a corner.
Villa lost mainstays Christian Benteke, Fabian Delph and Ron Vlaar over the summer, with boss Sherwood bringing in 13 new players to freshen up his squad.
But it’s been a slow start to the season, with Villa only winning once and losing seven out of their last eight games to leave the club deep in the relegation mire – and putting boss Sherwood under enormous pressure.
But Hutton has pleaded for patience – and believes the players are finally starting to click ahead of Saturday’s crucial Villa Park clash against Swansea.
“We’re a new team with new players – and we are progressing,” he said.
“I see it every day on the training field.
“We’re getting more used to each other all the time and I think you’ll see better times ahead for this group of players as the weeks go by.
“We’re not where we want to be in the table at the moment.
“I think we’ve played some good stuff in a lot of the games this season but we just haven’t been getting the results.
“Most of our matches have been incredibly tight. There’s been nothing in a lot of them.
“Now though it’s about getting a win.
“We’d take a poor performance and the win – 100 per cent.
“It’s less about how we play and more about picking up a good result.”
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