Aston Villa's James Bree dropped by loan club Ipswich Town

General views of Villa Park the home of Aston Villa before the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Sheffield United at Villa Park on December 23, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

Bree moved to Ipswich Town on loan from Aston Villa in January.

James Bree of Ipswich Town retrieves the ball from a pile of snow and ice during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Sheffield Wednesday at Portman Road on February 02,...

Ipswich Town have dropped their on-loan Aston Villa right-back, James Bree, for Tuesday's trip to Bristol City.

Bree had started seven of a possible seven league games since his January move to Ipswich, where he is managed by the former Aston Villa boss, Paul Lambert.

 

But the 21-year-old has been relegated to the subs' bench at Ashton Gate, in favour of Josh Emmanuel.

Aston Villa paid around £3 million to sign Bree from Barnsley two years ago.

James Bree of Aston Villa during the Pre-Season Friendly between AFC Telford United and Aston Villa at New Bucks Head Stadium on July 12, 2017 in Telford, England.

But the Yorkshireman has found life difficult at Villa Park, despite experiencing a brief revival earlier this campaign.

He still has two full seasons left on his Aston Villa contract, although his future at the club looks very much uncertain.

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