Many Aston Villa fans have been showing the love Twitter, following an official club tweet detailing that on this day in 2018, co-owners Wes Edens and Nassef Sawiris bought Aston Villa Football Club [Bloomberg].
Starting off the 2018/19 season in the Sky Bet Championship, few could have predicted the incredible rise to prominence the Villains have enjoyed in the last three years, now comfortably competing at the Premier League table.
Without the significant investment, the Midlands side simply may not have been able to sustain their recent level of success due to their pre-existing financial irregularities at that time [Birmingham Mail].
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Fresh from breaking their transfer record to sign ex-Norwich City talisman Emiliano Buendia for £34.56 million, the ownership’s desire to improve the surroundings at Villa Park may go on for quite some time yet [Transfermarkt].
As you can imagine, loads of Aston Villa fans took to Twitter to buzz about the anniversary.
Aston Villa fans react:
Replying to the Aston Villa FC Official Twitter account, here is how some supporters summed up their feelings on the post, with one fan hailing it as ‘incredible’:
“so grateful for them, incredible”
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