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Press Conference: Johnson Pre-Aston Villa

City head coach Lee Johnson met with the media ahead of tomorrow night's Sky Bet Championship clash at Aston Villa (7.45pm kick-off).

Here’s what he had to say…

- Lee Johnson to assess his troops in training today

- Milan Djuric likely to be ruled out again

- Head coach wants to see a similar performance from his players as they target victory at Villa Park

- Johnson describes Villa as "like the Galacticos of the Championship" given the money spent

- Boss says he was especially pleased with the attitude and energy shown at Newcastle

- As City prepare to face Jonathan Kodjia, Johnson says deal "was right for the club"

- "We wish Jonathan well...just not tomorrow!" adds the City boss

- Johnson will put a call into Chelsea today for an update on Tammy Abraham

- On Korey Smith's return to the starting XI, Johnson said: "That was like watching the Korey I sold to Bristol City."

Listen to his pre-match press conference in full on Bristol City Player HD.