Aston Villa news: Kodjia sends hilarious message to Wyness

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1st Apr, 2017 | 9:26pm

Jonathan Kodjia sends hilarious message to Aston Villa senior figure after win against Norwich

By Amir Mir

Aston Villa chief executive Keith Wyness has revealed that he chased the agent of striker Jonathan Kodjia around Europe prior to signing him last summer.

Ivory Coast international Kodjia scored a brace for Steve Bruce’s side as they beat Norwich 2-0 on Saturday afternoon at Villa Park.

After the match, Kodjia issued a hilarious response to the club’s senior figure by stating “I’m glad you have good stamina”.

Kodjia moved to the Midlands outfit last summer for a fee that could rise to £15million as he has now scored 17 goals this term.

This was the brilliant exchange between Wyness and Kodjia after Villa secured three points against Norwich.

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“I’m glad I chased your agent around Europe,” Wyness wrote on his personal Twitter account.

“I’m glad you have good stamina,” Kodjia replied.

There were a number of big money signings made by Villa during the summer and January transfer windows.

Three strikers, including Kodjia, were brought to the club, with £12million summer signing Ross McCormack now on loan at Nottingham Forest.

He only scored three goals during his brief spell at the club and was publicly criticised by Bruce for his fitness and attitude.

On the same day, he left the club, Brentford striker Scott Hogan moved to Villa and the former non-league player has scored one goal since his big-money transfer.

However, he has been injured for a number of games and limped off in the first half against Norwich after he set-up Kodjia for his first goal.

In other Aston Villa news, Ian Taylor has posted a Twitter message after the win against Norwich.

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