Many Aston Villa fans are reacting to the news surrounding midfielder John McGinn after the club announced he has signed a new deal at Villa Park.
The £14.40m-valued star has extended his contract and it now keeps him at the club until 2025. He has now played 83 appearances for the club, including in their promotion season, and has scored 11 goals whilst picking up 16 assists along the way (Transfermarkt).
This is a huge breakthrough for sporting director Johan Lange as McGinn is a key player and stars like him and Jack Grealish signing new deals highlights how far the club has come lately.
If they can continue to keep hold of big players, then they can really move up the division and instead of battling for relegation, they can be fighting mid-table or looking to fight for Europe.
This will not only be a huge boost for those at the club, but also supporters, and with Villa causing big upsets against sides like Liverpool and Arsenal this campaign, it is easy to see why players like McGinn are committing their futures to the club.
Here is what Villa fans said following the news on McGinn:
Fantastic news! Quality midfielder and a statement of intent that we can hold onto our most talented players.
— Crippy Cooke (@CrippyCooke) December 11, 2020
Good to hear keeping our best players on long term deals good to see the club being run right 👍👍 congratulations @jmcginn7
— Sam Brogan (@SamBrogan3) December 11, 2020
Get. In! Well deserved meatball! Better than a January deadline day deal. We’ve got McGinnnnnnnnn!
— NickAyreGuitar (@NickFYH) December 11, 2020
— Mark Middleton (@sparkym5) December 11, 2020
Congrats John.. Amazing news 👏👏👏🥰 UTV
— VimlaMattu (@MattuVimla) December 11, 2020
Great news 🦁🏴
— Teemu Itkonen💜💙🦁 (@Karhu1991) December 11, 2020
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