Aston Villa's Ross McCormack is reportedly keen to fight for his future at Villa Park.
The centre-back and Scottish striker both look set to miss Saturday's game at Leeds United.
Ross McCormack has scored just twice for Villa so far but his manager doesn't expect his dry spell to last too much longer.
It has been suggested this week that Villa could look to offload McCormack next month.
It was suggested this week that Villa may be looking to offload the forward immediately.
Surely not McCormack? Or a returning Agbonlahor? The January transfer window is just over a month away, and the rumour mill is churning already.
Ross McCormack is reportedly fighting for his future at Aston Villa.
The two strikers are both suffering with knocks ahead of Saturday's home game against Cardiff City, while Micah Richards is set to miss his sixth straight match due to a knee problem.
Steve Bruce looks set to recall Ross McCormack and Jack Grealish in an attacking line-up as his Aston Villa side entertain Cardiff City in the Championship.
Leeds United were denied a penalty claim during their 2-0 defeat against Newcastle United.
Gayle's goal-a-game record puts him in good position for breaking a second tier record.
Not a single member of that Leeds United side remains with the club just a handful of years later.
Aston Villa struggled to better Wolverhampton Wanderers throughout this Championship Midlands derby clash at Villa Park with James Chester and Aly Cissohko their most disappointing performers.