Tim Sherwood repeats key promise he's made to Aston Villa fans

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Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood has repeated a pledge he's made to the club's fans ever since he arrived as manager.

Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood has been quoted by the club’s website reiterating a promise he made to fans earlier this season.

Sherwood has made several pledges over the course of the Premier League year, similar to the one covered in the Daily Mail at the start of this month.

With the club’s Premier League safety now secure, the boss has repeated the pledge that Villa will never experience the sort of season they have just gone through while he’s in charge.

“We've picked up a considerable amount of points within a short period of time which has been enough to keep us in the Premier League,” he said.

“As I've said on many occasions we won't be in this position again and we can now look forward to our final home game of the season against Burnley and the FA Cup final against Arsenal.”

Sherwood has made a number of improvements to the side since he arrived to replace old boss Paul Lambert and he needs to quickly work out ways over the summer to move the side forward again.

One of the changes he needs to make this summer is to give himself more options in key areas of the squad.

Injuries have piled up in recent weeks, which has forced Sherwood to play individuals out of position across his back four, which has affected the side because the defence has looked vulnerable, as was evident against Southampton last weekend.

Sherwood can also spend plenty of time working on his tactics and ways he can tweak things to get more out of players all over the side, with Christian Benteke a glowing example of how the boss can revitalise a player.

Lesson learned, now it’s time for Sherwood to make sure it really doesn’t happen again.

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