Douglas Luiz is set to miss Aston Villa’s meeting with Wolves on Saturday, according to Birmingham Live.
As to be expected, a number of Villa supporters have been reacting to the news on social media.
Luiz was a late inclusion in Tite’s squad during the international break, with the Villa midfielder coming in to replace Real Madrid’s Casemiro, who had a tooth infection.
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The 23-year-old hasn’t featured against Venezuela or Colombia and it is uncertain whether he will play against Uruguay on Thursday night (Friday morning UK time).
Birmingham Live claimed that he’s now set to miss the meeting at Villa Park on Saturday as he’ll be flying into the Midlands via private jet less than 24 hours before kick-off. Should that be the case, it will be the first time Dean Smith will be without Luiz in the Premier League since the opening weekend defeat to Watford.
Villa fans react
The AVFC Faithful on Twitter shared the news regarding Luiz on Monday afternoon.
Here is what these Villa fans had to say in reply, with many not happy about the possibility of being without one of their regulars when club action returns, especially as he is yet to feature for his country in this international window.
“Villa management are a joke if they permit this. If he isn’t going to play they should demand that he comes back immediately.”
“I’m getting really fed up of these international breaks”
“Fly him back now”
“Absolute joke this is.”
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