Aston Villa fans react to Mile Jedinak's performance against Boro

Mile Jedinak of Aston Villa and Max Power of Wigan Athletic in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Wigan Athletic at Villa Park on December 10, 2016 in...

The Aston Villa midfielder impressed in his natural position this weekend.

Mile Jedinak of Aston Villa instructs his team during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Aston Villa at Craven Cottage on April 17, 2017 in London, England.

Aston Villa got back on track with a 1-0 victory against Middlesbrough on Saturday, ending a run of five games without a win, and Australia international Mile Jedinak played a significant role in the triumph.

With Glenn Whelan unavailable, Jedinak played alongside Conor Hourihane and impressed from the outset, suggesting he has a key part to play in the months ahead.

Cheikh Ndoye of Birmingham and Mile Jedinak of Aston Villa in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Aston Villa at St Andrews (stadium) on October 29,...

Villa are still in a decent position to ensure a top-six finish come May and, while Jedinak has barely featured in his preferred position thus far, he should get plenty of chances after his latest showing.

The 33-year-old had been used as a makeshift centre-back in the games against Derby County and Sheffield United. However he proved his worth in his natural position and it will be interesting to see if Whelan slots straight back into the starting XI next time out.

Steve Bruce manager of Aston Villa shows his frustration during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Aston Villa at iPro Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Derby, England.

Jedinak has played just 44 matches for Villa since signing from Crystal Palace, due in no small part to injuries, and he will no doubt be hoping they are now behind him.  After all, with a fit and firing Jedinak to call on, Villa will have a fine weapon for their ongoing promotion push.

After the game against Boro, we took to Twitter to see what Villa fans thought of Jedinak's performance and you can read a selection of what we found below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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