Aston Villa’s frustrated supporters appear to want two things at the moment.
Talk about killing two birds with one stone, the Villa fans have called on their club to bring club legend Olof Mellberg back to Villa Park.
Some of the supporters want the former Sweden international to boost the back four, whilst others have called for him to replace Bruce as head coach.
The Swede represented Villa as a player between 2001 and 2008, making more than 230 league appearances, and it would be fair to say that he was a very popular figure with the club’s fans.
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The no-nonsense centre-back went on to play for Juventus, before retiring from football at the end of the 2013-14 campaign.
Mellberg also has managerial experience with Swedish side Brommapojkarna, and is now wanted to return to Villa Park as soon as possible.
A selection of the Twitter reaction can be seen below:
What we would give to have a defender of his calibre now? Ten years ago we had him and Laursen. Probably my favourite player of all time.
— Will Davies (@wilsterdavies1) September 3, 2018
Bring him back as a manager
— Simon Svärd (@simpadude) September 3, 2018
Loved Mellberg, how we need his like now 😍
— Nigel B6 (@B6Nigel) September 3, 2018
Mellberg+Aston Villa = awesome manager material
— mjolnir_mar_emery⚡️ (@76maulz) September 3, 2018
How we could do with him at the moment ☺
— drew kirk (@dskirk79) September 4, 2018
GET HIM IN
— Kian A (@KianA51288831) September 3, 2018
Can’t you guys bring him back?
— Yuri Marques (@Yuri_Marques86) September 3, 2018