Aston Villa fans have flocked to Twitter to respond to the club’s latest post on goalkeeper Tom Heaton.
This comes after the official Villa Twitter account shared a post on their page wishing the Englishman a happy birthday.
This post then gathered a number of replies from Villa fans who were eager to share their own messages to the shot-stopper.
Here’s a sample of Villa fans responding to the post:
— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) April 15, 2020
Shame he’s getting on but still a cracking player
— Kai Sims (@KaiSims7) April 15, 2020
Happy Birthday. I hope the injury recovery is going well!
— Rob Larkin (@RobLarkin9) April 15, 2020
Happy Birthday Tom have a great day. Looking forward to seeing you back in action again. UTV
— Paul Darby (@PaulDar59616002) April 15, 2020
Will Tom Heaton be Villa's first-choice goalkeeper next season?
Heaton unfortunately suffered a season-ending injury back in January during Villa’s 2-1 win over Burnley at Turf Moor, which has disrupted his debut season at the club. Before his injury, the 34-year-old made 20 appearances in the Premier League, in which he conceded 35 goals and kept just four clean sheets (per Transfermarkt). Now that the club has come out and posted their birthday message to the Englishman, this has paved the way for lots of Villa fans to share their own well-wishes to the ‘keeper.
Hope to see you out there soon #utv have a good day
— keebotron2084 ?? (@keebo00) April 15, 2020
Happy Birthday England’s number 1
— Scott (@Scotty_Avfc) April 15, 2020
Happy birthday, skipper!
— Phil Shepherd ???????? (@TheAsgardian) April 15, 2020
What do we think?
It’s nice to see the club making the effort to wish Heaton a happy birthday on Twitter. It’s also great to see so many Villa fans following suit and sharing their own positive messages to him. The hope for Heaton and the Villa fans now would be that he can make a full and speedy recovery from his injury.