Aston Villa fans slam Kieran Richardson inclusion on Twitter, Tim Sherwood in firing line

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The decision to drop Jordan Amavi for Kieran Richardson did not go down well.

The writing appears to be on the wall for Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood after his sixth straight defeat in the Premier League against Swansea City at Villa Park.

Villa had earlier taken the lead through Jordan Ayew's first goal for the club but soon enough Swansea equalised through a great free-kick from Gylfi Sigurdsson and then Andre Ayew had the last laugh in the Ayew household by scoring a late winner at Villa Park.

It is now being reported that Sherwood might be on his way out of Villa Park after his poor form, with Villa sitting 19th in the table.

There has been some defence of Sherwood, with some pointing at the fact many of the club's new signings this summer may not have been his.

However, when he took out perhaps the best of the summer recruits so far for an aged left-back convert he does himself no favours.

Jordan Amavi has looked a real talent since arriving from Nice this summer but today saw him on the bench with Sherwood instead opting for Kieran Richardson at left-back - who failed to relive former glories in a poor performance.

The Villa fans pulled no punches on Twitter - letting Sherwood know exactly what they thought about that decision...

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