Aston Villa announced four pre-season friendlies ahead of the 2021/22 season on Friday afternoon.
And a number of Villa supporters were quick to give their thoughts to the confirmation by replying to the club’s official Twitter post.
Where will Villa finish this season?
Villa will begin preparations for the new campaign with a short trip to Walsall on Wednesday, July 21. Dean Smith’s side will then travel to Championship side Stoke City on Saturday, July 24 before facing Nottingham Forest at Bodymoor Heath in a behind-closed-doors friendly on Wednesday, July 28.
The club’s final pre-season fixture before their first league game against Watford will come against La Liga side Sevilla at Villa Park on Saturday, August 7.
Villa admitted on their website that they hope to add more fixtures to their pre-season schedule.
Villa fans react
This is what these Villa fans had to say in reply to the pre-season friendlies, with many excited about the Sevilla game and one describing the news as ‘tasty’.
“Against Sevilla, wow”
“Here we gooooooooooo Walsall away”
“Sevilla vs the Villa. love it”
“Villa Sevilla will be tasty”
“Sevilla at VP? Europa Confirmed”
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