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Aston Villa: Fans react to reported Dean Smith tactical plans

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Aston Villa manager Dean Smith is reportedly considering a tactical reshuffle in order to accommodate new additions Leon Bailey, Danny Ings and Emiliano Buendia, according to the Daily Mail.

After signing each of those three for £28m or more, Smith appears to have wasted no time in figuring out how to incorporate them into his setup following the departure of Jack Grealish.

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According to the Daily Mail, former Southampton marksman Ings could partner fellow striker Ollie Watkins in attack within a 4-4-2 or 3-5-2 system for the Midlands side.

Interestingly, the possibility of a midfield diamond with Buendia at the tip has also been assessed going into the forthcoming season.

In light of this news, loads of Aston Villa fans took to social media to fume over the reported tactical reshuffle from Smith, whose preferred 4-2-3-1 formation helped his team to a comfortable mid-table finish last term.

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Aston Villa fans react:

Replying to popular Aston Villa fan outlet villareport on Twitter, here is what some supporters had to say about the planned tactical reshuffle:

“Then why sign Bailey? And we wouldn’t need Traore or even Sanson. Can’t see this much.”

Credit: @Da_Cubbies
“I give it three games until we’re back to a 4-2-3-1”
Credit: @VillaTalk2
“No chance they are shifting from a back 4. Worked so well last season.”
“What’s the point in signing Bailey then?”
“We’ll get horribly over-run in midfield”
Credit: @Ross_Leach
“Just can’t see it working, it’s not how we play”
Credit: @9teen8tytwo
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