Aston Villa have been relatively active in the transfer market today with Joleon Lescott moving across the midlands on a 2 year deal. Aston Villa have also signed highly-rated goalkeeper Matija Sarkic from Anderlecht.

Joe Bennett has signed a 1 year contract extention but joins Bournemouth til January. Meanwhile, another defender, Nathan Baker has also gone out on loan to Bristol City.

It has also been reported that Villa are trying to sign a loan deal to get in Liverpool central defender Tiago Llori with the paper work to be completed this evening.

I was not expecting a lot of business. In fact I expected a few more players to leave. I would have definitely preferred us to sign a striker. Still, there is enough there for us to be more comfortable than last season