Aston Villa fans have started to turn on manager Tim Sherwood

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Aston Villa supporters are putting pressure on Tim Sherwood to start picking up results soon.

Judging by the comments from Aston Villa supporters on HITC, the tide is starting to turn against Tim Sherwood at Villa Park.

Villa have struggled over the opening stages of the season, winning just one of their first eight Premier League matches, and they are currently four points adrift of safety in the top-flight drop zone.

Sherwood has tinkered with Villa's tactics in an effort to find a successful formula, and he has recently stated that he will continue to make alternations to his team until they start finding some consistency in their results.

Sherwood's admission to the club's official website that he intends to keep changing formations has sparked debate about among Villa fans, and the general consensus appears to be that he isn't the right man to guide them out of their slump.

The rather wittily named Dim In Tactics Tim said: "So he's still learning - surely the highest paid league in the world managing AVFC is not a place to learn. The problem with the modern game is some of these footballers like Sherwood and Shearer wanted to manage at the top level without any experience, and now they have been found out.

"Bringing in so many new players, many with no premiership experience and then to hear the manager say he is learning, can only be a recipe for disaster. Do us a favour Tim and leave your role for someone who can give us a chance of staying up, you're out of your depth.

"I actually posted from a Spurs blog when we were about to employ him what Spurs fans thought of Sherwood's tactics at the time he managed you guys - inept and clueless come to mind.

"He talks about philosophy and how it cannot be changed overnight, then he changes the formation like there was no tomorrow."

George stated: "All he does is talk the talk, but will never deliver!!"

Meanjean, on the other hand, kept things simple, saying: "This guy is an idiot, he has got to go."

With the pressure mounting on Sherwood, Villa need to start getting some wins on the board soon. 

The Claret and Blues return from the international break with a match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, which looks set to be a tough test. 

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