Aston Villa could really prove a point against Norwich

General view of Paper planes on the pitch thrown by Aston Villa fans in protest - Villa Park

Following a fantastic start under Steve Bruce, Aston Villa could really prove a point against Norwich City.

A few months ago this position for Aston Villa would have been unthinkable. Well, maybe not unthinkable, but extremely unlikely.

Norwich City were riding high atop the Championship while Villa were looking more like relegation candidates than top six material.

But now everything has changed. With one manager alteration and an upturn in momentum, these two sides are very much looking like they are headed in different directions.

Maybe not in terms of divisions, but certainly in terms of the promotion race.

New Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce during the press conference

It is fair to say Canaries fans have felt quite entitled at times this season after they were awarded the title of the next yo-yo club.

They felt as if promotion was a nailed on certainty after their early season form, but they were always destined to go through a bad spell.

Villa have certainly toppled some big sides since Bruce's arrival, but defeating a team like Norwich would really put the rest of the league on notice.

Yes, they are on a bad run, but if the Villans can keep their composure when much is expected of them then it will bode well for the remainder of the season.

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