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Tony Xia posts cryptic message on Twitter; Aston Villa fans speculate new arrival

Tony Xia, Owner of Aston Villa looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Sunderland at Villa Park on November 21, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

Tony Xia has posted a cryptic message on Twitter. Aston Villa fans speculate that a new signing could be on the way.

Tony Xia, owner of Aston Villa looks on before the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Wigan Athletic at Villa Park on December 10, 2016 in Birmingham, England

Aston Villa have moved to fourth in the Championship table after beating Nottingham Forest in the Championship clash on Saturday.

Steve Bruce’s side are doing exceedingly well and are one of the genuine contenders for promotion to the Premier League.

Dr Tony Xia, Chairman of Aston Villa walks the pitch during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Birmingham City at Villa Park on April 23, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

The Villa manager is in desperate need to make a few signings in January to add depth and quality to the side so that Villa can maintain the momentum till the end of the season.

However, with financial restrictions imposed on them, Bruce is left frustrated as Villa are yet to make a new signing in January.

When a Villa supporter tweeted Dr Tony Xia to give a mathematical update on how the transfers are progressing at the club, the club owner replied in a cryptic manner.

Villa fans were quick to speculate whether Dr. Xia was referring to the arrival of a new signing, with many decoding that the message could be about Leonando Ulloa or Axel Tuanzebe. 

Leonardo Ulloa of Leicester City looks on prior to the Premier League match between Leicester City and Crystal Palace at The King Power Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Leicester, England.

The 31-year-old Leicester forward has been recently linked with a move to Aston Villa, and probably Xia hinted that on Twitter. There are suggestions that it could be about Tuanzebe. Here are some of the fan's reaction:

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