Birmingham Mail: Charles N'Zogbia and Alan Hutton could be back in contention as early as this weekend to give injury-ravaged Villa a timely boost.
Birmingham Mail: Darren Bent remains hopeful of getting fit for Euro 2012 but admits it has been killing him watching Villa struggle from the sidelines.
Daily Star: Crocked Jermaine Jenas could get a shock call to rescue Aston Villa's season.
The Sun: Aston Villa fans have asked the club to set up a testimonial match against Celtic for Stiliyan Petrov.
Daily Mirror: Alex McLeish is waiting to learn the size of his transfer kitty as he starts a major clear-out at Aston Villa.
Daily Express: Alex McLeish has revealed Jermaine Jenas could make a shock return to boost Aston Villa's survival bid. Jenas was ruled out for the season in December with an achilles injury but he is making a rapid recovery.
Daily Mail: Alex McLeish hopes Charles N'Zogbia will return to action this week and has not ruled out the possibility of Jermaine Jenas making a comeback before the end of the season.
Teamtalk: Aston Villa striker Darren Bent has started rehab work but can't yet say if he'll be fit to play for England at Euro 2012.
Sporting Life: Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish admits he fears being dragged into the relegation dogfight.
Sky Sports: Alex McLeish is hoping Charles N'Zogbia will be fit for Aston Villa's game at Liverpool at the weekend and is not ruling out a return before the end of the season for Jermaine Jenas.
Sporting Life: Aston Villa and England striker Darren Bent has started rehabilitation work after suffering ankle ligament damage in February but says it is too early to indicate whether he will be fit for Euro 2012.
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