Villa fans react on Twitter to Keane's decision to quit the club

Roy Keane Signing Autographs as Man Utd player

We compile the reaction from Villa fans on social media site Twitter to Roy Keane's departure from the club today.

Roy Keane has quit his job as Aston Villa assistant manager earlier this morning, but it is not a decision that the club's fans appear too disappointed with.

Keane was brought in by Paul Lambert to help the side's coaching staff over the summer, but he has failed to have the desired impact.

The Irishman was receiving praise from supporters and players alike in the early parts of the campaign but, as Villa's form has tailed off, he has come under pressure. 

The former Manchester United has now decided that the role is not something he wants to continue with and he will solely concentrate on his commitments to the Republic of Ireland national team.

Usually losing an assistant-manager would be a concern for any side, but Villa fans appear to be pleased that Keane has departed - given the frustrations around the club at the moment. 

The Claret and Blue have failed to win any of their last eight fixtures, dropping down the Premier League table at an alarming rate. 

Many of the side's supporters are hoping that Paul Lambert will be replaced as a result of this slump in form, but Keane leaving seems to have been a reasonable alternative. 

Lambert will now be on the hunt for a new man to be his second-in-command and he will be hoping that they have a more favourable time at Villa Park than Keane did during his brief stint. 

Here is the best reaction from Villa fans to Keane's departure on social media site Twitter. 

 

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