Samir Carruthers says leaving Paul Lambert's Villa was the best thing that ever happened to him.
Aston Villa sold Samir Carruthers to MK Dons last summer.
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The motto of Aston Villa is 'Prepared' and it would appear that is the case when you consider the talent currently brimming at the surface in the clubs youth system.
Aston Villa earned their first three points of the campaign as goals from Samir Carruthers and Malcolm Melvin were enough, despite a spirited second-half fightback from the Scottish side.
Aston Villa and Celtic are both still searching for their first points of the campaign and Villa will hope Samir Carruthers can lead them to success, while Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, Ajax and Molde all also in action.