Unai Emery has switched his objective from Premier League survival to securing a top-10 finish after Aston Villa’s 3-0 win against Bournemouth.
Douglas Luiz, Jacob Ramsey and Emiliano Buendía all scored as mid-table Villa moved on to 38 points with 11 matches remaining.
They were only a point above the relegation zone when the manager Emery officially started work as Steven Gerrard’s successor in November. But after three wins in their last four games, they are now 14 points clear and part of the battle for Europe.
Emery said: “Of course, today I am happy – first, with one thing,…