Aston Villa will be hoping to go one better than last season, with Dean Smith’s side again in the playoff final at Wembley.

Despite struggling throughout the beginning of the season, the appointment of Dean Smith has revitalised Villa’s season and led them again to Wembley.

Smith’s tightening of the Villa defence and the quality of Jack Grealish, Tammy Abraham and John McGinn has fired Villa into the playoffs, and the penalty win over Albion was much deserved.

However, this Summer will be an important one for everyone associated with Aston Villa, even if they miss out on promotion against Derby at Wembley.

The futures of several players are still in doubt, and Villa will have to strengthen several areas with loan players returning to their parent clubs after the playoff final at Wembley.

Here are five questions we believe need answering this Summer by Dean Smith and Aston Villa.