Aston Villa managed to lift themselves three points clear of the relegation zone with a win at home to Newcastle United last night.
Indeed, goals from Conor Hourihane and Anwar El-Ghazi ensured it was a miserable return to Villa Park for former manager Steve Bruce but, while the win over a rival has eased the club’s position in the league a bit, it doesn’t seem as if everyone wholly convinced during the outing.
In light of Joelinton’s struggles for the visitors, Villa man Wesley Moraes did little to impress these fans on social media at the other end.
As per WhoScored, the former Club Brugge man took five unsuccessful touches last night, was dispossessed once and registered only the one shot, during which he should have scored in the second half.
The club’s record signing at £22.5m, the Brazilian has scored four goals in the Premier League so far, though three of them came in one game against strugglers Norwich City earlier in the campaign.
With that in mind, here’s a closer look at some of the reaction.
— Satch (@Satchm00) November 25, 2019
I don't mean to get at the lad, but has Wesley ever turned a defender? #avfc
— Chris Stanley (@chrisstanley1) November 25, 2019
#AVFC Is Wesley Jesse Lingard in disguise?
— Paul Carney (@paul_c55) November 25, 2019
Wesley is nowhere near having PL quality, and he has never, in my eyes, been so. A complete mispurchase. A new striker needed in January, please. #AVFC
— Lars Ervolder (@danish49ersfan) November 25, 2019
Need a new striker desperately. Sad from day 1 he ain’t no good. It’s costing us massive not having a decent scoring centre forward. Even his effort is appalling most the time. 22 million carthorse is what we’ve bought
— craig taylor (@craigta65387072) November 25, 2019
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