Villa boss Lambert wants three January signings

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is eager to buy again in January.

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is eager to buy again in January.

The Daily Express says the shopping list Lambert is discussing with Lerner for the transfer window that opens tomorrow includes an experienced central defender, a left-back, a tenacious midfield player and another striker.

Although the emphasis remains on building a new, hungry young team, Lambert realises his players have become so shell-shocked by the heavy defeats he desperately needs to bring in some experience.

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