Aston Villa fans react on Twitter to Rushian Hepburn-Murphy's latest performance

Aston Villa's Rushian Hepburn Murphy in action

Aston Villa youngster Rushian Hepburn-Murphy netted twice in a win for the club's under-23 side.

Aston Villa's Rushian Hepburn Murphy in actionAston Villa's Rushian Hepburn Murphy in action

Aston Villa youngster Rushian Hepburn-Murphy hit a brace to help the club's under-23 side to a win over non-league Tamworth Town.

The 17-year-old chose the perfect time to make an impact, with the Championship season just days away.

Hepburn-Murphy is one of the club's most highly rated prospects, and was handed his debut by Tim Sherwood at the end of 2015.

He expressed his delight at his goalscoring exploits on Twitter after the game, thanking his teammates.

Hepburn-Murphy missed much of last season due to injury but bounced back to feature for the under-21 side, and then another Premier League appearance.

(L - R) New owner Dr Tony Xia, new manager Roberto Di Matteo and new chief executive Keith Wyness pose after the press conference(L - R) New owner Dr Tony Xia, new manager Roberto Di Matteo and new chief executive Keith Wyness 

He is the club's youngest ever Premier League player and second youngest of all time, and there are high hopes for him from all at the club.

His brace against Tamworth could have thrown him into contention for a place on the bench this weekend against Sheffield Wednesday, but if not, he could still have a role to play over the course of a long Championship season.

Here is a look at how fans reacted on Twitter to his display...

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