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Aston Villa fans react on Twitter to displays of emerging stars, put boot into axed trio

By Amir Mir

Aston Villa academy graduate Keinan Davis came off the bench to score two goals as the Midlands club thumped Worcester City 5-1 in a pre-season friendly- and supporters on Twitter were pleased with the team’s performance, despite the championship club going behind early on.

Roberto Di Matteo had set-up a double header for the squad with one game being played against non-league side Telford, where they were victorious, 2-1, and the other against Worcester.

As reported by Football Insider, Micah Richards and Leonardo Bacuna played no part in the games, while Lescott came on as a second half substitute – further indication that the manager is set to axe the trio.

18-year-old Davis replaced experienced striker Gabby Agbonlahor who got stick for his performance from supporters. The majority feel the youngsters should be given a chance ahead of the ex-Villa captain.

Four goals came from academy players, two from Davis, one from the club’s youngest ever Premier League player Rushian H-Murphy and the other from Jack Grealish, striker Libor Kozak added the other.

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One supporter felt the youngsters should be given a chance in the Championship as they have the capabilities to put in performances in the second-tier.

Here are their reactions on Twitter:

https://twitter.com/shelley_ozzy/status/754346502659706880

In the latest Aston Villa team news, Roberto Di Matteo has given his biggest indication yet as he is prepared to axe three senior players.