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Neil Taylor becomes Villa’s only left back standing

Neil Taylor becomes Villa’s only left back standing

With Jordan Amavi’s departure, Neil Taylor will be left as Villa’s only left back for the foreseeable future. With news breaking of Jordan Amavi’s departure to France, Villa’s left back propositions will be confined, at least until January, to solely Neil Taylor. Taylor, who joined last January in a swap deal with Swansea for Jordan Ayew, solidified a place as Villa’s first choice left back towards the end of last season, and maintained that role Saturday against Hull. While Taylor does not offer the attacking threat that makes Jordan Amavi such a tantalizing prospect, his...
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Aston Villa 2017-18 player preview: Neil Taylor

Aston Villa 2017-18 player preview: Neil Taylor

Welsh defender offers solid defensive option on the left side (strong side) Steve Bruce, currently, has two very different options at left back. Jordan Amavi is obviously the flashy, quick, young and attack-minded option. January-arrival Neil Taylor is the no-nonsense, quiet, and solid pick. Neil Taylor is not going to make the highlight reel most matches — and that is ok — Taylor tallied six assists and no goals in his last 150 first team appearances in the Premier League and Championship matches — his only goal was while on international duty with Wales. The 28-year-old is going to...

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