Date: 2nd June 2020 at 5:05pm
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Aston Villa fans on Twitter have been reflecting on former Villan Marc Albrighton and his departure from the club. 

This comes after Villa journalist Mat Kendrick share a post on his page that contained an article he wrote for the Birmingham Mail that included an interview with the former Villan on their Claret & Blue podcast.

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In the caption of his post, Kendrick revealed that Albrighton spoke about his Villa exit “without an ounce of bitterness, which is a true measure of the fella, considering how badly he was treated.”

This post then gathered a lot of replies from Villa fans who were not shy in sharing their views on Albrighton and his departure from the club.

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

Did the club make a mistake letting Albrighton leave?

Yes

Yes

No

No

Albrighton revealed in the interview that two days after the end of the 2013/14 season, he got a phone call from his agent who told him the news that the club had no intentions of offering the Englishman a new deal.

Albrighton left Villa in 2014 on a free transfer to Leicester City after working his way through the youth system at Villa (per Transfermarkt).

During his time at Villa, Albrighton made a total of 102 appearances for the senior side in which he managed to score nine goals and provide 19 assists along the way (per Transfermarkt).

Now that Albrighton has revealed the details of his departure from the club he had spent most of his career at, this opened the door for lots of Villa fans to share their views on the player and how he left.

It appears that a lot of these Villa fans remember Albrighton’s time fondly and still have a lot of good memories and respect for the player which is great to see.

The fact that these Villa fans have been sharing their disappointment that the club got rid of Albrighton when they did just proves how much they rate his talents and abilities as a player.