Stan Collymore reacts on Twitter to Aston Villa loss to Chelsea

The former star has urged owner Randy Lerner to make a return to the club.

Stan Collymore has reacted on Twitter to Aston Villa’s loss to Chelsea on Saturday afternoon.

The Villans were beaten 4-0 by the Premier League champions at Villa Park in their latest disappointing result of this campaign.

It was a fairly comfortable afternoon for Guus Hiddink’s side despite them naming an understrength team, who continued their turnaround since the Dutchman took charge.

One of those watching was Collymore who urged owner Randy Lerner to return to the club as they are far from being at rock bottom despite their struggles.

The loss to Chelsea was just the latest in a series of lifeless performances from Villa this season.

There is no denying that everyone at the club has accepted relegation as a certainty, with their focus very much on the Championship next season.

First they must find a new manager following their decision to sack Remi Garde this week after his dismal reign in charge.

Who his replacement is remains to be seen, with David Moyes, Nigel Pearson and Ipswich Town manager Mick McCarthy having been mentioned in recent weeks.

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