Report: Aston Villa won't sack Gabby Agbonlahor after latest incident

Gabriel Agbonlahor

Instead, the club have made selling the troubled striker a top priority for the summer.

Aston Villa will not sack captain Gabriel Agbonlahor following his latest controversial incident, reports the Daily Mail.

The striker has plunged the club into further despair this week after he was pictured enjoying a night out partying on the night of his side’s relegation to the Championship.

That incident is now being investigated by the club and is not the first time he has faced such an enquiry this season.

Earlier on in the campaign he was pictured smoking a shisha pipe while on a sanctioned trip to Dubai, although he escaped any punishment on that occasion.

There are now calls for him to be sacked for his behaviour from both fans and pundits alike, but according to the Daily Mail the club will not do that.

Instead they have made selling him in the summer transfer window a top priority as they look to start afresh next season.

Given his public indiscretions this year though, finding a buyer for him is likely to prove a tough ask while his reported wages of £53,000-per-week is sure to detract any new club even further.

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