The ex-Chelsea boss has a huge job on his hands as he looks to weed out the bad eggs from the relegated side’s dressing room.
He’s set to be handed a £40m war chest by new owner Dr Tony Xia as the club look to get back into the Premier League at the first time of asking.
But what sort of players can they now attract? And how many of the current crop of players will stick around for the fight?
Click through the gallery above to see how Aston Villa could line up for the 2016/17 season.