Chris Samba is training with Aston Villa in a bid to win a short-term deal with Steve Bruce's side, Sky sources report.
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Aston Villa's latest defeat was their fifth in a row and their eighth in nine games. What has gone wrong at Villa Park?
Aston Villa striker Scott Hogan will undergo scans on Tuesday after he was stretchered off with an ankle injury at Newcastle on Monday.
Newcastle returned to the top of the Sky Bet Championship with a 2-0 victory over Aston Villa at St James' Park.
Steve Bruce was disappointed with Aston Villa's 2-0 defeat to Newcastle and said the goals they conceded were "silly" mistakes.
Relive the action as Newcastle return to the top of the Sky Bet Championship table with a 2-0 win over Aston Villa.
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Villa boss Steve Bruce admits he would take any kind of win from Monday night's huge Sky Bet Championship clash with Newcastle.
Steve Bruce is the right man to lead Aston Villa forward despite their nightmare run of form, says Dean Saunders.
Newcastle might be flying high in the Championship, but are mid-table Aston Villa the bigger club? We check the stats...
Conor Hourihane says Aston Villa will continue fighting for a play-off place until it is "mathematically impossible".
David Prutton returns with his Sky Bet EFL predictions, including Newcastle v Aston Villa and Nottingham Forest v Sheffield Wed.
Newcastle are hot favourites to beat struggling Aston Villa live on Sky on Monday night, according to the Sky Sports Predictor.
English Football League clubs have agreed in principle to introduce goal-line technology into the Sky Bet Championship next season.
Tom Bradshaw's clinical double piled the misery on Aston Villa as Barnsley claimed a deserved 3-1 win at Villa Park.
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Conor Hourihane and Britt Assombalonga feature on the latest EFL Weekly podcast - and you can listen in here...
Newcastle's late equaliser against Norwich kept them top of the Sky Bet Championship, as Brighton were held by Ipswich.
Team news for Tuesday night's Sky Bet Championship clash between Aston Villa and Barnsley.