Injury hit Aston Villa in desperate need for new recruits after sobering FA Cup defeat against Fulham
And fleeing back to the Midlands without further damage to his team would be like a victory in the
Despite the fact that this band is below his priorities, it would nevertheless waste a chance if Villa did not consider eight refers to the warning that this journey to a Fulham side should now have been back in the Championship.
Fulham defeated Villa in the 2018 playoff final and followed it with £ 100 million plus spending spree that their team failed failed degradation of the Premier League.
Undeterred, Villa did the same last summer. Their abundant spending must also be justified by their Premier League score, 21, leaving them only one point behind the bottom three.
Miracle goals from Anthony Knockaert and Harry Arter for Fulham sent weakened Villa crashing from the FA Cup.
But their focus, with the reopening of the transfer market last week, is reissuing after losing goalkeeper Tom Heaton, striker Wesley and midfielder John McGinn with serious injury.
If they don't get their replacements right and those accusations from Villa who all make the same mistakes as Fulham will be correct.
Their need to comply with financial fair play rules will limit what Villa can do and Smith refused to talk about it. specific names such as Joe Hart and Michy Batshuayi.
However, he said: & # 39; This window is narrow – but we want players to come in quickly. We have many games coming up and important games and we want to try to recruit as quickly as possible.
& # 39; We have two semi-final matches in the Carabao Cup against Leicester and five other games in January, so it is really an important month for us. & # 39;