Many Aston Villa fans are not happy at all with John McGinn’s performance in the Premier League match against Southampton.
The Scotland midfielder, who arrived in the summer of 2018 (Transfermarkt), has been a key player for the squad since joining and a feature in the side since returning from injury.
However, it looked like his performance against the Saints was not what Villa fans have come to expect from him. One fan called him ‘anonymous’, whilst another said he was ‘doing nothing’.
Aston Villa recently announced the arrival of French midfielder Morgan Sanson, who has an abundance of experience in Europe, and he travelled with the squad for the Saints game even though he had only trained for a couple of days.
This has created more competition in the middle of the pitch, and McGinn will have to step up his performances if he wants to keep his place in the starting eleven.
Dean Smith’s side put in a gutsy away performance at the end of the day, but McGinn was certainly one of the weaker links.
Here is how Villa fans reacted:
“What’s McGinn doing? doesn’t look like he’s coming or going!”
“Mcginn and Douglas Luiz struggling here / barkley non existent”
“Barkley and McGinn are anonymous #avfc midfield getting ran by Southampton”
“For all their good play Soton didn’t create much. We need to get better control in midfield though. McGinn and Dougie both below par. We always have that quality in final 3rd to get a goal though. #avfc“
“McGinn doesn’t look right to me….”
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