Karren Brady comments on Joleon Lescott

Aston Villa have already been relegated from the Premier League to the Championship.

West Ham United vice-chairman Karren Brady has given her opinion on the Joleon Lescott situation in her football diary in The Sun.

The Aston Villa defender is having a poor season and has also been involved in controversial incidents.

The 33-year-old Englishman accidentally posted a picture of an expensive Mercedes on social networking site Twitter following a heavy 6-0 defeat to Liverpool at Villa Park in February.

Then last weekend, the former West Bromwich Albion defender claimed that Villa’s relegation to the Championship was a weight off the club’s shoulders, as reported by The Daily Mail.

Lescott’s comments did not go down well with the Villa fans, and West Ham vice-chairman Brady believes that he should have careful.

“I have no particular opinion of Lescott, except to say that tweeting a picture of a new Mercedes barely before his home crowd’s jeers had faded was cruelly inflammatory,” Brady wrote in her football diary in The Sun (Saturday, April 16 entry). “Nor was it very clever to claim that now Villa had been relegated ‘a weight off the shoulders’ had been lifted.”

Lescott, who joined Villa in the summer of 2015 after leaving West Brom, has scored one goal and created four chances in 26 Premier League appearances for the Villans so far this season.

The former Wolverhampton Wanderers and Everton defender has a pass accuracy of 75% and a shot accuracy of 38%, and has won 61 headers, five dribbles and 25 tackles.

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