Sunderland fans react on Twitter to Ashley Fletcher's performance against Aston Villa

Ashley Fletcher of Middlesbrough runs with the ball during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Middlesbrough and Brighton at Riverside Stadium on January 27, 2018 in...

Sunderland have signed Ashley Fletcher on loan from Middlesbrough until the end of the season.

Ashley Fletcher of West Ham United takes on the Middlesbrough defence during the Premier League 2 match between West Ham United and Middlesbrough at London Stadium on April 10, 2017 in...

Sunderland fans have slated Ashley Fletcher for his performance against Aston Villa last night.

Fletcher joined Sunderland on loan from Middlesbrough in the January transfer window, but he has still not scored.

The young striker has started every game he has been available for so far during his time at the Stadium of Light, but his performance yesterday was poor.

Ashley Fletcher of Middlesbrough runs with the ball during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Middlesbrough and Brighton at Riverside Stadium on January 27, 2018 in...

Fletcher was unable to pose a threat, as Sunderland slipped to a 3-0 defeat at home to Aston Villa.

And Black Cats fans have slated Fletcher’s performance and quality on social media website Twitter.

Sunderland badly need Fletcher to start scoring, as they are relying on him to find the back of the net.

The Black Cats are battling against the drop, and currently sit at the bottom of the Championship table.

Sunderland’s heavy defeat against Aston Villa leaves them four points away from safety, with many of their relegation rivals having games in hand over them.

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