Ritchie joined the Championship club from Premier League side Bournemouth for £12m during the summer.
The Australian was asked about Villa's home for on Sky Sports' EFL Weekly podcast.
Wolves play Brentford this weekend as they look to build on the momentum of their 2-0 victory over Newcastle last weekend.
Tottenham defender Cameron Carter-Vickers is wanted by the Football Association as they look to prise him away from the United States.
Everton will travel to Dean Court on Saturday to face Bournemouth.
QPR host Birmingham City as they look to get back to winning ways this weekend.
Villa Park is not a happy hunting ground for Newcastle United, who have experienced painful memories of relegation there.
Ipswich Town midfielder Grant Ward looking forward to Leeds fixture.
Merson expects Tottenham to win comfortably even without Harry Kane.
West Ham United co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold have launched a charm offensive in a bid to repair relations with disgruntled fans.
Gianni Infantino is set to be interviewed by a member of Fifa’s ethics committee amid allegations that the president breached world football’s governing body’s code of ethics.
Aitor Karanka’s Riverside revolution continues apace with Middlesbrough close to making their sixth summer signing in Antonio Barragán, the Valencia full-back who will cost £3m.
Antonio Conte swerved away from any bold promises. The snazzy monikers were for others to pin on him, not for him to offer up, and he did not mention a rival manager by name, other than his friend Claudio Ranieri.