• Aston Villa owners Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens are expected to hand boss Unai Emery a more lucrative January budget than had initially been set aside.
  • It comes after the Midlands outfit have moved to within two points of the Premier League's summit.
  • Villa also spent big during the summer, having made Moussa Diaby their club-record signing for £51.9million.