Aston Villa fans react on Twitter to Oli McBurnie transfer rumours

Villa manager Steve Bruce reacts after a near miss during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Middlesbrough at Villa Park on September 12, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

Aston Villa are reportedly attempting to sign Oliver McBurnie on loan from Swansea City in January.

Oliver McBurnie of Swansea City (L) in action during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Liberty Stadium on April 5, 2017 in Swansea, Wales.

Aston Villa fans do not appear best pleased with the suggestion that Oliver McBurnie is set to sign on loan from Swansea City in the January transfer window.

Villa are in dire need of a striker, with so many of their current options ruled out with injury.

Scott Hogan, Gabriel Agbonlahor and Jonathan Kodjia are all currently sidelined, leaving Keinan Davis as the only recognised senior striker available to Steve Bruce.

Swansea City's English striker Oli McBurnie (R) vies with Manchester United's DR Congo-born defender Axel Tuanzebe during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Swansea...

The Villa boss has already confirmed that he will be looking to sign a new number nine in January, and according to the Daily Record that man is McBurnie.

McBurnie has impressed for Swansea’s development side, scoring nine goals in six games.

The 21-year-old has also featured in seven of the Swans’ Premier League matches, but he has failed to score.

And Villa fans are concerned that Bruce is not going after a more recognised name, to help them secure promotion. 

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