This comes after Villa fan Twitter account @villareport shared a post on their page relaying news originally shared by John Percy via The Telegraph’s transfer deadline day live blog at 10:35 am that the club “are not expected” to make any more transfers this month.
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This post then gathered a lot of replies from Villa fans who were not happy with this latest update.
Here’s a sample of Villa fans reacting to the post with their thoughts on the situation.
What a surprise said no one. Farcical.
— Will Davies (@wilsterdavies1) January 31, 2020
This would be foolish, can’t believe we would jeopardise premier league status. It has been acknowledged by the manager that we are short. Madness. #avfc
— Paul Millar (@_Honki_Tonk_) January 31, 2020
Shocking recruitment sack suso
— Josh Donaghey (@JoshDonagheyAV) January 31, 2020
The three incoming transfer signings Villa have made so far this month are Danny Drinkwater, Pepe Reina and Mbwana Samatta (per Transfermarkt). Despite making these signings, lots of Villa fans are not happy that the club will reportedly not be bringing in another player this month.
Villa are one win away from qualifying for Europe and still in the middle of a relegation battle with Reina, Drinkwater & Samatta only brought in to replace long term injuries … surely we would want to strengthen purely to be more successful on both those fronts
— TheFace (@TheFace34) January 31, 2020
So your telling me there ain’t a single striker out there playing regular who matches our criteria, that isn’t better than Davis at present? The boy has hardly played, rarely scored and he is now our only back up to a striker who is brand new to the country and probably
— Trezzy (@MTrezzy1981) January 31, 2020
Joke. What exactly does Suso do?
— TekkyMunky (@MarkRee37875029) January 31, 2020
What do we think?
It’s understandable why so many Villa fans are not happy with their club’s recruitment so far in this January transfer window. The club haven’t actually strengthened in any department other than where they needed to replace the players that are currently injured like John McGinn, Tom Heaton and Wesley.