Everton fans react on Twitter to Gareth Barry's performance v Aston Villa

The Toffees faithful weren't impressed with the veteran's display against his old club.

Gareth Barry has been a loyal servant throughout his career. The 34-year-old was at Aston Villa, then Manchester City and now Everton.

Sadly, though, some Everton fans are beginning to fear the end is nigh for the veteran midfielder, whose legs appear to be letting him down in the twilight of his career.

That's certainly the impression Toffees fans gave on Twitter after their side's 3-2 loss at Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon.

Barry was up against his former side at Villa Park but failed to impress, being out-paced and out-thought as Tim Sherwood's side won the midfield battle and ended Everton's solid run of form.

Roberto Martinez's side were top of the Premier League form table going into the Aston Villa clash but their bubble burst somewhat, despite an improved second-half performance.

And Barry was seen as a weak link, with the 34-year-old being shown up by Tom Cleverley in particular.

Aston Villa are now up to 14th in the overall table after their win, sitting on 35 points - which is now two above the relegation zone after Sunderland's win over Stoke City. As for Everton, the loss is a blow to their hopes of a top-half finish, although it's still very much possible.

Here, then, is what Toffees fans made of Barry's performance against Villa on Twitter:

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