Aston Villa fans react on Twitter to Aaron Tshibola's first appearance

Everton's Leon Osman and Reading's Aaron Tshibola jump for a header

Aston Villa ran out 5-1 winners over Worcester City in a pre-season friendly.

Everton's Leon Osman and Reading's Aaron Tshibola jump for a header

Aaron Tshibola has earned praise from Aston Villa fans, after making his first appearance for the Midlands side in their friendly against Worcester.

Villa ran out 5-1 winners over the non-league team, with Roberto Di Matteo putting out a fairly strong team in the fixture.

All eyes were on Tshibola during the contest, and the midfielder did not disappoint on his maiden appearance.

The youngster showed his combative streak, as he played the first 45 minutes of the contest. Here is the best reaction to his performance on social media site Twitter.

Tshibola has arrived at Villa from Reading, and he is expected to have a big role to play next term.

The 21-year-old impressed in the Championship last season, and his arrival bolsters Villa’s midfield ranks.

Tottenham's Etienne Capoue is brought down by Reading's Aaron Tshibola (R) for a penalty

Di Matteo’s side are currently unbeaten in pre-season, where they have spent most their time in Austria.

Villa’s Championship campaign gets underway next month with a match against Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.

Jordan Jones and Aaron Tshibola of Hartlepool United in as Damien McCrory of Burton Albion lies on the pitch

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