Aston Villa fans react on Twitter to Chris Hughton speculation

Chris Hughton

Brighton & Hove Albion boss Chris Hughton has been linked with the Aston Villa managerial job.

Aston Villa fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to have their say on speculation linking Chris Hughton with the managerial job.

Hughton has been in charge of Brighton & Hove Albion since 2014 and has a contract until June 2018.

The former Republic of Ireland defender is doing a wonderful job at Brighton, who are in the running for automatic promotion to the Premier League at the end of the season.

The Seagulls are third in the Championship table at the moment with 75 points from 40 matches, just two points behind leaders Burnley.

According a report in Thursday's Sun newspaper (April 7, 2016), Villa have looked at Hughton to make him the first-team manager next season (click here to read more).

It has been reported by the British tabloid that the Brighton boss himself would be keen on taking the Villans’ job if an approach is made.

This is not the first time that Hughton has been linked with a move to Villa Park at the end of the season, though.

The former Newcastle United boss has been on the list of bookmakers’ for the Villa managerial job for a few weeks now.

According to recent odds on Paddypower.com, Hughton is 20/1 to become the new Villa boss.

Villa fans have taken to Twitter to have their say on the speculation linking Hughton with the managerial job.

Below are some of the best comments:

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