Gather ‘Round The Lamp, our Aston Villa podcast returns following the Villans resounding win against Everton. Join our three presenters as they talk all things AVFC.

Words: Regan Foy | @findfoy


In the latest episode of the Gather ‘Round The Lamp Aston Villa podcast, our presenters return to talk all things following Everton. Andy (@Andyvillak2), James (@James_of_sutton) and Regan (@findfoy) ready themselves to talk about everything from the past week, including Zaniolo, selling academy players and the impending Hibernian fixture.

What to expect in this episode:

In this episode of the podcast there are a range of conversation points that the lads delve into, including:

Every time Everton

Much of the conversation centres around the Everton game and the emphatic performance from Aston Villa as they walked away 4-0 winners.

Conversation covers strong showings from John McGinn and his recent impact, Leon Bailey and there’s also a discussion on Jhon Duran.

Hello Zaniolo

There’s also talk about the arrival of Nicolo Zaniolo on a season-long loan, as Regan delves into his article about the former Roma man.

The trio discuss what Zaniolo might bring to Emery’s side and where fans may see him on the pitch.

Selling academy assets

Discussion turns to the sale of Aaron Ramsey, which went through last night, and news that the club may be looking to move on Cameron Archer and Jaden Philogene-Bidace while their value is high.

There’s also conversation about a potential exit for Lucas Digne following his impressive display against his former club on Sunday.

Winner stays John

Naturally, there’s plenty of discussion about what to expect as Aston Villa travel to face Hibernian in their first European game in over 12 years tonight.

McGinn, Jake Doyle-Hayes and many more points are covered.

In good Kompany

There’s also a preview of the weekend’s fixture against Vincent Kompany’s resurgent Burnley side after their week of rest.

The guys talk about the test ahead and what we may face come Sunday.

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