Aston Villa were without defender Neil Taylor for their clash against Reading on Saturday.
Brendan Rodgers was Swansea City boss when current Aston Villa man Neil Taylor nearly joined Newcastle United.
The defender was involved in an unsavoury incident on international duty this week.
Republic of Ireland's draw with Wales was marred by the horror challenge, and the Tottenham Hotspur star has commented on the incident.
The Welsh international joined the club from Swansea City in January.
The Welshman is a solid addition to the Aston Villa squad - but Martin Olsson could have made a huge impact. He certainly has at Swansea City.
Aston Villa have really struggled in the Championship this season.
Aston Villa's January signings have really not hit the ground running as Steve Bruce would have hoped.
Aston Villa lost 2-0 to Newcastle United on Monday evening.
Aston Villa's woes continued with a 3-1 home defeat to Barnsley on Tuesday night.
Wales were knocked out of the European Championships by Portugal in the semi-finals in Lyon.
From a Portakabin to the Parc des Princes, Neil Taylor painted a portrait of Welsh history in the making, outlining the extent of their achievement.
Premier League players from Arsenal, Liverpool, Burnley, Swansea City and Crystal Palace could all benefit from Wales' success in the tournament.