Jack Grealish reacts on Twitter to Tim Sherwood sacking, Collymore responds

The Aston Villa youngster has taken to social media in light of his manager's dismissal.

Jack Grealish has taken to Twitter after it was confirmed Aston Villa have parted company with boss Tim Sherwood on Sunday afternoon.

And the 20-year-old has thanked Sherwood for everything and is 'gutted' with his departure.

Grealish sums up what the sacked Villa boss was all about - a focus on young talent and attacking with creativity.

In response, former VIlla striker Stan Collymore told Grealish to keep his chin up and urged the club to move forward.

Sherwood's sacking seems to have upset a few players - and certainly pundits and ex-players.

But there has been a lack of professionalism from most about how they have responded to Aston Villa's decision. Most of them are upset personally and it's clear a lot of ex-pros and reporters are simply good friends with the 46-year-old.

Sherwood needed to go. Six defeats in a row were all the result of poor motivation, poor man management, poor team selection and poor tactics.

Yes, Aston Villa need to change their whole setup and Sherwood wasn't the only problem. But, as a football manager, he just wasn't - and may never be - good enough.

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