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Aston Villa: Fans fume at Wesley performance against Leicester

Aston Villa: Fans fume at Wesley performance against Leicester

Aston Villa slid further towards the Premier League relegation zone after a crushing 4-1 defeat to high-flying Leicester.

Goals from Jonny Evans, Kelechi Iheanacho and a Jamie Vardy brace were enough to see off Dean Smith’s men, who are now only above the bottom three on goal difference.

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Vardy now sits on 16 goals for the league season, five more than anyone else and 12 more than his opposite number at Villa Park: Wesley.

The 23-year-old Brazilian has struggled to settle into life in the Premier League and is without a goal or an assist in his last eight appearances.

Despite his poor form in front of goal, Smith has trusted one of his new signings and has started him in all 16 games this season.

This reluctance to change has drawn criticism from fans, who are frustrated at the lack of output from their number nine.

Here’s how some of them reacted to his latest showing, with one fan suggesting that Rudy Gestede was a “better” forward than Wesley during his time at Villa Park:

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