Many Aston Villa fans have reacted to a report claiming that sporting director Jesus Garcia Pitarch is fighting for his job at the club.
The Midlands outfit sit 19th in the Premier League table and will have to fight for their top-flight status over the next month.
Gaining promotion from the Championship last season via the play-off final, the Claret and Blue side made moves to bring in a number of players last summer, including the likes of Trezeguet, Jota, and Brazilian striker Wesley.
Inconsistency has played a massive part in the club’s current league standing and sporting director Pitarch is now reportedly fighting for his job.
Responsible for recruitment and a number of other club aspects, the Spaniard could be on his way out after less than two years in the role following some poor signings. Indeed, the Villans have spent over £140m this season, but as mentioned they remain in danger of relegation.
The report follows up on a fairly similar claim earlier this year by Football Insider, who said owners Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens were unsure whether or not to continue with the 56-year-old.
Reacting to a report claiming the Spaniard was fighting to keep his job, fans offered their reaction. It seems most would be happy to see him go, largely due to his below par recruitment…
He’s the man to direct the criticism at. Not Smith…
— Matt (@GannonMatty) June 30, 2020
Honestly I blame him for our failures this season not Deano, if we got Deans players in I think it’d have been a diff story.
— Georgie (@imKierr) June 30, 2020
Best news in months
— Adam🦁 (@AdamAVFC2020) June 30, 2020
Get rid of him and Smith and anyone else responsible for this shambles
— Conan (@BigNostradamus) July 1, 2020
Best news we’ve heard in a long time
— Sam Crawford (@samcrawford23) June 30, 2020
Run him out of the place
— Hogojohnnie (@Hogojohnnie1) July 1, 2020
Yes, recruitment has been dire.
— Villa’n of Punjab ☬ (@Bhangra_Machine) July 1, 2020
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