Tony Xia sends reassuring but strong message to Aston Villa fans on Twitter

New manager Roberto Di Matteo and New owner Dr Tony Xia pose after the press conference

Aston Villa will feature in the Championship this season after getting relegated from the Premier League at the end of the 2015-16 campaign.

New owner Dr Tony Xia during the press conferenceDr Tony Xia

Aston Villa chairman Tony Xia has sent a strong but reassuring message to the club’s fans on Twitter.

The Chinese businessman has made it clear that he will treat Villa will respect and not as a toy.

Earlier this summer, Recon Group completed the purchase of the Championship club.

Xia, who is the owner of the Recon Group, hopes that the new Chinese owners of a couple of English clubs will be good for them.

A Chinese investment group led by Guochuan Lai has taken over Premier League club West Bromwich Albion.

Meanwhile, Championship outfit Wolves were recently bought by Chinese conglomerate Fosun International.

General view before the game - Villa ParkVilla Park

General view of a Police officer outside the stadium - Villa ParkVilla Park

Villa got relegated from the Premier League at the end of last season and will feature in the Championship during the 2016-17 campaign. The Villans will be aiming to finish in the top six of the Championship this season.

Meanwhile, Wolves will be targeting at least a top-10 spot in the Championship and perhaps push for the playoffs.

As for West Brom, the Baggies will be looking to avoid relegation from the Premier League and push for a top-10 finish.

New manager Roberto Di Matteo and New owner Dr Tony Xia pose after the press conferenceRoberto Di Matteo and Dr Tony Xia

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