Many Aston Villa fans have flocked to the latest post from Ashley Preece on social media platform Twitter.
The journalist recently tweeted about the Aston Villa ownership, confirming that the club’s owners have now put in another £10m to help cover costs. Preece added that the Villa owners have pumped a total of £97m into the club since the season started. They invested £30m in September and added a further £57m later in 2020.
Do the Aston Villa owners deserve more credit?
Preece wrote an article for the Birmingham Mail regarding the latest cash injection, providing more details about Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens helping the club financially. The article stated that both owners have been lauded by many the club’s supporters for keeping Aston Villa debt-free despite the financial impact of the pandemic.
The full financial accounts of Companies House have stated that Sawiris and Edens have put in £126.4m to Aston Villa between May 31, 2019 and May 31, 2020. In the current season, the club have spent £91.22m on transfers, following on from £143.55m in 2019/20..
It shows that the club’s owners have certainly contributed a lot to Villa financially and Preece’s tweet drew the attention of many Villa fans who were full of praise for the owners.
What did Villa fans make of Preece’s tweet?
“We should be naming one of our stands after Nassef and Wes. They have been absolutely incredible from day one. Just good people.”
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