Aston Villa v Birmingham City: Sherwood welcomes derby pressure

Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood is eyeing Tuesday's League Cup derby clash against rivals Birmingham City as the perfect opportunity to get the Villa Park faithful back on his side.

Sherwood has endured a tricky start to his first full season at the helm and comes into this week's third-round tie off the back of defeats to Leicester City and fellow local rivals West Brom.

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