Wolves fans have been reacting in their droves on Twitter after a journalist revealed that Steve Bruce dubbed Aston Villa star Jack Grealish as the best player in the Championship.

Grealish, 22, has been in the best form of his career this season, even though he spent three months on the sidelines with a serious kidney injury he sustained in the pre-season.

The former England Under-21 international has made 20 appearances in all competitions since returning to fitness for Villa, scoring one goal and supplying four assists.

Grealish has been widely criticised in his senior career at Villa Park for not reaching the lofty potential that was once seen in him when emerging though the West Midlands club’s academy.

Off-field antics have not helped the attacker’s cause but it appears that Bruce is now getting the best out of the 22-year-old.

Telegraph journalist John Percy posted an interview with Grealish on his personal Twitter account on Monday night which including Bruce’s controversial claim that the Villa attacker is the best player in the second-tier.

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It was met with a hoard of Wolves supporters who vehemently disagreed with the Villa boss and swamped the replies with their angry – and shocked – reactions as they all lost their minds with confusion.

Here is a selection of their tweets:

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