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Aston Villa: Fans hail Morgan Sanson vs Liverpool

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Many Aston Villa fans hailed Morgan Sanson for his substitute performance in Saturday’s Premier League clash with Liverpool. 

Villa travelled to Anfield looking to make it four wins from five under their new manager Steven Gerrard.

Gerrard, of course, was returning to the venue where he spent the almost the entirety of his professional career, winning 11 major honours.

The 41-year-old made one change to the team that beat Leicester City 2-1 last time out. Matt Targett came back in at left-back, with Emiliano Buendia benched and Ashley Young moving up to the wing.

Recapping Sanson’s afternoon vs Liverpool

Sanson watched on from the sidelines until the 57th minute, when he replaced Marvelous Nakamba.

He earned a SofaScore rating of 7.0 for his cameo, having excelled on and off the ball.

The Frenchman won six of the eight ground duels he contested and also completed 100 per cent of his dribbles (3/3).

Sanson has now been called upon from the bench in Villa’s last three matches, and will hope to earn his first start of the season against Norwich City in midweek.

These Villa fans applaud Sanson

“Sanson very very good when he come on I think.”

Credit: @jarod3n

“Thought Sanson was class when he came on too. Wasn’t scared to take some touches and play”

Credit: @olliebaxter97

“Wanna see more of Sanson… would like him to start games, believe he can really help us in midfield. I’m sure he possesses the quality.”

Credit: @JAS10SG

“Sanson has to start ahead of young Ramsey for me. He’s got some vavavoom about him.”

Credit: @AVFCSims

“Really gutsy effort today. Battled hard and a little unlucky with the pen. Although I’d like to see Sanson finally start ahead of Ramsey. He’s very classy and would love him to take charge of the midfield.”

Credit: @bluesfor

“Sanson is a class above the rest of our midfielders”

Credit: @euanavfc

In other news, Villa have been offered the chance to make this blockbuster signing.


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