Tony Cascarino says Aston Villa look like they need to be relegated

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Former striker Cascarino has suggested Aston Villa should be relegated.

Speaking to talkSPORT, Tony Cascarino has suggested that Aston Villa would benefit from being relegated to the Championship, as they look like a team who need to go down to rebuild.

The former striker said: “Sometimes, clubs have to go down and go so low and so bad before they can turn start to come back. And Villa are looking like that at the moment.”

Villa currently sit bottom of the Premier League table, with just one win and four points from 11 games, and a new manager now in place.

Remi Garde faces the task of keeping Villa in the Premier League, and although there is a long time to go in the season, it will be a tough job considering the lack of real quality throughout Villa’s squad.

There are problems which are underlying and will not simply be fixed by surviving relegation, and which need to be truly focused upon and resolved.

The way that many clubs fix issues like these are to undergo a major rebuild, and the best way to kickstart this revival is to be relegated, and basically hit rock bottom.

In that situation, the only way to go is up, and the club can take a clear look at themselves and truly assess where they need to change.

Change is needed at Villa, and maybe being relegated is the only way that the Midlands side can truly fix all their underlying problems, and once again become the club that they used to be.

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