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Aston Villa players 2021: Jack Grealish is considered the best player

Despite not being the top goalscorer of Aston Villa this season, Jack Grealish's performance has surpassed the other teammates and successfully honored him as the best player of the club.
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Some facts about Aston Villa

Before figuring out the squad of Aston Villa in the 2020-21 season, this section will give you an overview of the background of this professional football club.

Origin

Aston Villa Football Club is a professional football club based in Aston, Birmingham, England. They were founded on 21 November 1874, becoming one of the founding members of the Football League in 1888 and the Premier League in 1992. Since 1897, Aston Villa have started playing at Aston Park with a 42,749 seat capacity, ranking eighth largest in English football stadiums, as their home ground. 

The club is also known as The Villa, The Lions, or The Claret & Blue Army. The Villa is simply the short name for the club’s full name, The Lions is the symbol that is featured on the logo of the club, and The Claret & Blue Army refers to their home kit color. Currently, the Egyptian billionaire named Nassef Sawiris and the American billionaire Wes Edens are the co-owners of the  NSWE group that is currently in possession of the Aston Villa F.C. and they have been led by manager Dean Smith since 2018.

Aston Villa squad 2021

League honors

Aston Villa are one of the only five English clubs (Liverpool, Man United, Chelsea, and Nottingham Forest) that have won the European Cup, which is the UEFA Champions League we all know now. In total, they have won one Champions League title, seven First Division and FA Cup titles, five League Cups, and one European (UEFA) Super Cup. The detailed seasons in which The Villa have won these competitions are listed as below:

1. Domestic

League Titles

First Division / Premier League: 7

  • Champions: 1893–94, 1895–96, 1896–97, 1898–99, 1899–1900, 1909–10, 1980–81

Second Division / First Division / Championship: 2

  • Champions: 1937–38, 1959–60
  • Play-off Winners: 2018–19

Third Division / Second Division / League One: 1

  • Champions: 1971–72

Cups

FA Cup: 7

  • Winners: 1886–87, 1894–95, 1896–97, 1904–05, 1912–13, 1919–20, 1956–57

League Cup / EFL Cup: 5

  • Winners: 1960–61, 1974–75, 1976–77, 1993–94, 1995–96

FA Charity Shield / FA Community Shield: 1

  • Winners: 1981

Sheriff of London Charity Shield: 2

  • Winners: 1899, 1901

2. European

European Cup / UEFA Champions League: 1

  • Winners: 1981–82

European Super Cup / UEFA Super Cup: 1

  • Winners: 1982

Intertoto Cup: 1

  • Winners: 2001

List of Aston Villa under-contract first team 

 

Goalkeepers

Defenders

Midfielders

Forwards

1

Jed Steer (12)

Matthew Cash (2)

Douglas Luiz (6)

Wesley Moraes (9)

2

Emiliano Martinez  (26)

Ezri Konsa (4)

John McGinn (7)

Ollie Watkins (11)

3

Lovre Kalinic (28)

Tyrone Mings (5)

Jack Grealish (10)

Mbwana Samatta (20)

4

 

Matt Targett (18)

Conor Hourihane  (14)

Keinan Davis (39)

5

 

Bjorn Engels (22)

Bertrand Traore (15)

 

6

 

Frederic Guilbert (24)

Mahmoud Trezeguet  (17)

 

7

 

Kortney Hause (30)

Marvelous Nakamba (19)

 

8

   

Anwar El Ghazi (21)

 

9

   

Morgan Sanson (25)

 

10

   

Jacob Ramsey (41)

 

Who is the best player of Aston Villa in the 2020-21 season?

Jack Grealish is considered the best player of the Aston Villa F.C. this season. Although this winger is not the top goalscorer of the season, his performance index, in general, is 348 with seven goals and ten assists. He ranks fourth in the list of Aston Villa’s top goalscorers, right below Bertrand Traore who brought eight goals to the club. 

Jack Grealish

He got six goals in 26 matches of the Premier League, and one goal in the League Cup. He was a lifelong fan of Aston Villa and joined the academy club at the six-year-old. The very first goal in his football career was in the match with Gillingham at Meadow Lan on 7 December 2013. 

Ollie Watkins is the player of Aston Villa who netted the most goals in the 2020-21 season. He scored 16 goals and had created seven assists for his teammates. 

References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aston_Villa_F.C.

https://www.avfc.co.uk/teams/mens/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2020%E2%80%9321_Aston_Villa_F.C._season

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Grealish

Harry Siuu
Written by: Harry Siuu
a specialized football specialist with over ten years' experience as a football journalist who works for Betimate.com.

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Premier League
Overall table PTS GP W D L GF GA +/-
1 Arsenal 50 19 16 2 1 45 16 29
2 Man City 45 20 14 3 3 53 20 33
3 Newcastle 39 20 10 9 1 33 11 22
4 Man Utd 39 20 12 3 5 32 25 7
5 Tottenham 36 21 11 3 7 40 31 9
6 Brighton 31 19 9 4 6 37 27 10
7 Fulham 31 21 9 4 8 32 30 2
8 Brentford 30 20 7 9 4 32 28 4
9 Liverpool 29 19 8 5 6 34 25 9
10 Chelsea 29 20 8 5 7 22 21 1
11 Aston Villa 28 20 8 4 8 23 27 -4
12 Crystal Palace 24 20 6 6 8 18 27 -9
13 Nottm Forest 21 20 5 6 9 16 35 -19
14 Leicester 18 20 5 3 12 28 35 -7
15 Leeds 18 19 4 6 9 26 33 -7
16 West Ham 18 20 5 3 12 17 25 -8
17 Wolverhampton 17 20 4 5 11 12 30 -18
18 Bournemouth 17 20 4 5 11 19 42 -23
19 Everton 15 20 3 6 11 15 28 -13
20 Southampton 15 20 4 3 13 17 35 -18