Date: 25th January 2018 at 10:55am
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Well this is a blow for Jed Steer.

Our back up keeper – who judging by his performances in his cup appearances this year, is seriously pushing for a first team place, especially if we can`t reach and agreement to sign Sam Johnstone from Manchester United – said on twitter he`s had surgery on his dislocated shoulder.

A positive message telling the team to ‘get the job done` and a great attitude that ‘recovery is up and running.`

Lets wish him a quick recovery, maybe he`ll be back sooner than he thinks?

Quite what Villa do in the summer if Johnstone doesn`t sign another loan deal or if we can`t buy him (the preferred option obviously!) is anyone’s guess isn`t it?

I guess one of the main things will be what division we are in. Johnstone will probably be eyeing the Premiership by then, if we are back in the land of milk and honey, then he`s not going to find a bigger club than Aston Villa to be between the sticks for is he? Villa owner Tony Xia did seem confident he will stay for the rest of this season and they`ll look to do a permanent deal in the summer.

But as for Jed, he does look like he`s growing into a commanding keeper. He won the man of the match votes for

Villa away v Colchester United: Steer 43% and the FA Cup loss to Peterborough: Steer 59%. To lose 3-1 and the keeper to get man of the match says it all.

Anyone think Jed is going to be our future?


3 Replies to “A Huge Blow For Jed Steer – But A Positive Attitude”

  • I think Jed Steer is an excellent prospect and has developed significantly in the past 18 months. His performances when required have been top notch and he’s a more than adequate deputy as long as Johnstone is here. Ideally, we’d sign Sam permanently (and

  • Certainly shown great development in recent times despite a lack of match action which is understandable as it’s not like Johnstone hasn’t been producing. But really beginning to show why Norwich drove such a hard bargain at tribunal for him. Really nee

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