Charlie Nicholas gives major reason why Chelsea will beat Aston Villa

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Chelsea play host to Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge tonight, and nothing less than a win will be accepted by the Chelsea fans.

Villa are currently in 15th place with 15 points and just 3 points above the relegation zone as Dean Smith’s side struggle upon Villa’s return to the Premier League.

Villa’s attack has scored 21 goals but their defence has let them down, conceding 22 goals, and Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas see this as a major problem for Villa as they prepare to face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

“Aston Villa impressed at Old Trafford, and that is exactly where you want Jack Grealish to be playing,” Charlie Nicholas told Sky Sports. “I want him just off the left and attacking the defence.

“To be honest, I think Villa are better than what the table suggests, but I cannot trust them defensively, and for that reason, I think Chelsea will edge this one.”

Chelsea have lost back to back Premier League games against Manchester City and West Ham, while Villa have beaten Newcastle and held Manchester United to a draw in their last two games.

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