Watford have been on a dismal run of form since the turn of the year, picking up just three league wins.
The Everton midfielder began his career as a centre-back at Villa Park and admits he looked to club captain Gareth Southgate for guidance.
The Spaniard was happy with his team’s showing on Tuesday night.
The 33-year-old won three Scottish Premiership titles during his time at Ibrox.
Gomez made seven appearances before an ACL injury on international duty sidelined him for the rest of the campaign.
The wrestling hero had some inspirational words for the surprise Premier League leaders.
Sunderland are now within a point of safety with plenty of football still to play.
Jores Okore has not featured under Eric Black at Aston Villa so far.
Ronny Deila will leave Celtic at the end of the season.
Everton are currently in the semi-final of the FA Cup.
A snooker player blew his chance of making a 147 break, and to compound his misery he then discovered he had also missed out on a £44,000 bonus.
Liverpool made it to the semi-finals of the League Cup thanks to a 6-1 win over Southampton at St Mary's.
The Algerian captain has become a free agent after leaving Trabzonspor.