Photo: The Tim Sherwood image that sums up Villa's situation right now

There is plenty of food for thought for the Aston Villa boss after their derby defeat to West Brom on Saturday afternoon.

There sits Tim Sherwood, pensive, full of thought.

And the Aston Villa boss certainly needs his thinking cap on. After his side's 1-0 loss to West Brom on Saturday afternoon, Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas suggested the Midlands outfit showed no real signs of quality.

Sherwood insisted he is remaining calm after the Baggies defeat but he still needs to come up with plenty of ideas after seeing Villa surrender a 2-0 lead at Leicester City before their poor display against West Brom.

Aston Villa now sit 17th in the Premier League table, with just one win in six to their name, despite bringing a raft of new signings to Villa Park this summer.

But, while the image of Sherwood searching for answers in his head sums up the Villans right now, the image of West Brom striker Saido Berahino's celebrations sum up where Tony Pulis's men are.

Alongside Berahino was Craig Gardner, who spent five years at Villa at the start of his career.

There was also a former Baggie lining up for Sherwood's side in the shape of Joleon Lescott - but he didn't enjoy his finest hour against his old club.

In the end, there is no better image to finish on than that of a disappointed Jack Grealish following the West Brom loss...

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