Vincent Janssen and Dele Alli also impressed against the Italians in a sensational attacking display.
Manchester United fans may have been frustrated by Louis Van Gaal's style of play, but new boss Jose Mourinho says his team will be different.
Celtic face Hearts in their opening Scottish Premiership fixture.
The Villa pair were handed shirt numbers six and eight respectively, with Elphick also being named the club's new captain.
Shayon Harrison came off the bench and scored in a 6-1 thrashing of Inter Milan.
Glasgow Rangers will face Hamilton Academical at Ibrox in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday afternoon.
The Hammers were drawn with old rivals Astra Giurgiu on Friday.
Rio Ferdinand backs Spurs to finish third.
Both Robert Green and Pablo Hernandez joined Leeds United in the summer transfer window.
West Ham United beat Domzale 3-0 on Thursday evening.
Theresa May’s appointment of her former aides Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy as joint chiefs of staff is a remarkable turnaround since both left the government after clashes with David Cameron’s Downing Street.
Soren Kjeldsen’s specialism isn’t so much of the course and distance type. More, wind and rain. Could a golfer from Denmark revel in anything less?