Karim El Ahmadi is back from the African Cup of Nations, ready to play his part in lifting Villa away from the Barclays Premier League danger zone.
And the Morocco international is the man in the spotlight in the latest issue of the Villa News & Record.
During the course of an in-depth programme feature for the game against West Ham, the Dutch-born midfielder talks about a range of subjects, including how difficult it was to leave Villa while he was on duty for his country in South Africa.
We also welcome the club's two deadline day signings Yacouba Sylla and Simon Dawkins - with former Villa star Stan Collymore predicting they can both became big favourites with the claret and blue faithful.
Skipper Ron Vlaar and manager Paul Lambert present their regular columns, too, while our Kidzone section is focused on Nathan Baker, the young defender who has made such rapid progress this season.
There's a centrefold poster of Nathan, plus a quiz and a fact file about the youngster from Worcester.
The popular My Favourite Villan feature, meanwhile, is devoted to the man known as Rambo - Scottish striker Alan McInally - and how he once held off 200 opponents!
Best-selling author Lee Child, meanwhile, explains why Gordon Cowans will never feature as a character in his Jack Reacher thrillers - even though Sid is his all-time Villa idol.
Then there's the Villa Vault, which looks back at the 2004-05 season as we continue to celebrate the Premier League's 20th anniversary.
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