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Aston Villa: Fans reflect on Gareth Barry’s Villa Park exit

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Aston Villa fans have been reminiscing on Twitter over Gareth Barry’s departure from the club. 

This comes after Villa fan Twitter account @VillaTil1Die shared a post on their page asking their followers about which former Villa player’s exit hurt the most.

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This post then gathered a lot of replies from Villa fans, who revealed that Barry’s exit from the club hurt them more than any other former player.

Here’s a sample of Villa fans responding to the post:

Did Villa make a mistake in selling when they did?

Yes

Yes

No

No

The Englishman made 428 appearances for the Birmingham club during his time there, more than any other club Barry played for in his career (per Transfermarkt). The 39-year-old left Villa in 2009 for a move to Manchester City where he spent four years, winning one Premier and one FA Cup (per Transfermarkt). Now that the question has been put to these Villa fans about which former Villan’s exit from the club hurt them the most, these supporters were quick to choose Barry and share their thoughts on his Villa Park exit.

What do we think?

The fact that these Villa fans still feel hurt about Barry’s departure from the club back in 2010 just goes to show what a big player he was for the club.

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