Charles N'Zogbia is fighting for his future at Aston Villa.

Ominously for N'Zogbia, he has been given the Paul Lambert 'kiss of death' by losing his No.10 shirt and given the No.36 instead.

Dropping into the "thirtysomething" number placements has spelt bad news for a battery of Villa stars who have subsequently been bombed out by the Villa boss, says the Express & Star.

Five of them - Darren Bent, Stephen Ireland, Barry Bannan, Nathan Delfouneso and Enda Stevens - have all been shipped out to new clubs.

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