Aston Villa and West Brom fans react on Twitter to Di Matteo appointment

West Brom manager Roberto Di Matteo

Former West Bromwich Albion boss Roberto Di Matteo has been appointed the new Aston Villa manager.

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Aston Villa fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to give their reaction to the appointment of Roberto Di Matteo as the manager.

Di Matteo has been appointed the new Villa manager with Steve Clarke coming in as his assistant. The Italian succeeds Remi Garde, who parted company with the Villans in March,

Villa are one of the biggest clubs of England, but they will play in the Championship next season as they got relegated from the Premier League at the end of the 2015-16 campaign.

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Di Matteo started his managerial career at Milton Keynes Dons before taking charge of West Bromwich Albion in 2009.

The former Italy international midfielder worked wonders at West Brom, as he guided them to promotion to the Premier League.

The Italian also led Chelsea to FA Cup and Champions League success during the 2011-12 season. Di Matteo will now try to get Villa back to the Premier League from the Championship.

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Villa and West Brom fans have taken to Twitter to have their say on the appointment of the Italian.

Below are some of the best comments:

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