*The lads are gearing up for their F.A Cup clash against Crystal Palace*
MON: OK lads, we're going to Crystal Palace. It's going to be....
Gabby: A Crystal Palace? Does the queen live there?
MON: No Gabriel.
Gabby: What about the king?
MON: King? What king? There is no king. It's a football team, Anyway at Selhurst Park ....
Gabby: The park? I thought we were going to a palace?
*The Hercules the lion Mascot enters the Dressing Room, he does a silent, little dance*
Gabby: Oooh a lion.
*Gabby leaves his chair and sits on the floor cross-legged facing the dancing lion mascot as MON continues*
MON: Anyway where was I? Ah yes, Crystal Palace are a...
Milner: Soor what like? We go in a room and solve a puzzle? If we make it we get a crystal if we fail we get locked in the room and...
MON: That's Crystal Maze!
*Ashley Young and Milner are now engaged in conversation*
A.Young: ..... and all the tickets are flying around in the massive dome....
*MON is jumping up and down*
MON: I said that's Crystal Maze! Look lads we have to be cautious of this team, they knocked out Wolves last round.
MON: The football team.
Carew: Wolves that play football!?
MON: Well .... Not really.
*Bella the lioness Mascot enters the Dressing Room, she does a silent, little dance. Carew scrambles for his wallet in his trousers whilst watching over his shoulder*
MON: Anyway enough of this nonsense. Stilyan are you fit enough to play?
*Petrov winces and shakes his head*
Petrov: No boss.
*MON tosses Petrov the captain's armband*
MON: Then lead the lads to victory!
*MON is making his way to the door*
Petrov: I said no boss.
*Petrov stares at the now vacant doorway.*
Aston Villa have a few players out on loan so far this season, so here's an update following on from the last month.
Gordon Cowans' Under 21 side hosted Burnley on Monday at Bodymoor Heath in a friendly.
Aston Villa have six players away with their countries in the October international window.
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