Chelsea forward Callum Hudson-Odoi, reportedly wanted by Aston Villa, West Bromwich Albion and Derby County, played well in the Europa League on Thursday.
Dean Smith's Aston Villa beat Birmingham City 4-2 on Sunday to seal three Championship points and the Midland derby bragging rights.
Aston Villa have won against Derby County in the Championship.
John Terry captained Aston Villa to the Championship play-off final last season and has returned to assist Dean Smith at Villa Park.
Aston Villa are without a win in five matches.
There have been rumours linking Gary Cahill with an Aston Villa return and Lee Hendrie would welcome the Chelsea defender at Villa Park.
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce brought on Andre Green for Albert Adomah last night.
The Aston Villa man was linked with Tottenham Hotspur for much of the summer.
Leeds United lost to Aston Villa in the Championship last week.
Aston Villa's automatic promotion hopes are hanging by a thread.
Former Aston Villa midfielder Lee Hendrie says new Villa boss Tim Sherwood should appoint Glenn Hoddle as his assistant.
Players who plied their trade for Aston Villa, Chelsea, Newcastle United, Liverpool, Fulham, West Ham and Manchester United all feature.