Some Aston Villa fans have discussed the impact Douglas Luiz has made at the club and how far they think his ability can take him.
The Brazilian arrived at Villa Park last summer after spending time on loan with La Liga side Girona from Manchester City. Villa currently sit 19th in the Premier League table after struggling to find good form in England’s top flight, having gained promotion from the Championship via the play-off final last season.
Featuring 26 times in the league for the Claret and Blue this season, Luiz has provided Dean Smith with a consistent performer in the middle of the park, gaining three goals and two assists in the process. Speaking in a recent interview with Vasco TV via Birmingham Mail, the Brazil international discussed his time in the Midlands, whilst also confirming that Manchester City had a buy-back clause.
Reacting to Luiz’s comments via Twitter account @villareport, these fans gave a mixture of opinion on the Brazilian midfielder, ranging from “lazy and slow” to potential “mega star”…
Douglas Luiz: “I am very happy in this great club that, for me, is like Vasco. It has its ‘cauldron’’, it has a very passionate crowd for the club. It is a club that is recognised throughout the country, and I’m sure the club is very happy.” [vasco tv] #avfc pic.twitter.com/yzgfABLobA
— villareport (@villareport) May 13, 2020
Lazy and slow. One of the most overrated players we have. City won’t come near him.
— Alan Goff (@AlanHGoff) May 13, 2020
Plays one good game in 10. He’s average at best.
— Simon (@simoneinon) May 13, 2020
Watched this guy go he has the determination and right attitude to improve to become a great player! We are all forgetting he turned 22 on 9th May, also his first season in the premiership & England adjusting to the pace and weather is a massive issue with South American players!
— Mar (@marvilla00) May 14, 2020
Has lots of potential to get better. Hopefully we get another season as I think he’ll be much better when we’re not chasing games every week.
— Lee (@LeePoultney) May 13, 2020
Think he will leave us n become a mega star !
— Douglas (@Douglas14981827) May 14, 2020
Our most talented player. There I said it
— Hayden Froggatt (@FroggattHayden) May 13, 2020
Convinced he will shine with McGinn back in the midfield.
— Eddie the Egg (@eggman1978) May 13, 2020
Will turn out to play for Barca
— SamaGoal (@AlexAVFC22) May 13, 2020
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