Aston Villa fans furious with club over social media post

Aston Villa posted a video on social media involving forgotten defender Micah Richards on Thursday, and supporters were not happy.

The centre-back moved to Villa Park from Manchester City on a free transfer in the summer of 2015, and was quickly announced as the captain for the 2015/16 Premier League season.

However, it was one that ended in disaster as the club was relegated to the Championship without much of a fight after picking up just 17 points from their 38 top flight matches.

He was then deemed surplus to requirements by Roberto Di Matteo when he came to the club last summer, although he has made three appearances under current boss Steve Bruce.

Understandably, the senior stars that played their part in the relegation campaign aren’t too highly thought of by Villa fans, and they were quick to give their reaction to the video via social media.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction to the post…