Aston Villa fans want Jonathan Kodjia to start against Cardiff

Jonathan Kodjia of Aston Villa (c) celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa at Loftus Road on December 18,...

Aston Villa will face Cardiff City at Villa Park in the Championship on Tuesday evening.

Jonathan Kodjia of Aston Villa in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Middlesbrough at Villa Park on September 12, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

Aston Villa fans on social networking site Twitter want Jonathan Kodjia to start against Cardiff City.

Villa will take on Cardiff at Villa Park in the Championship on Tuesday evening.

Steve Bruce’s side will head into the match against the Welsh club on the back of a 3-1 defeat to Norwich City away from home at Carrow Road in the league.

The Villans are fourth in the league table at the moment with 73 points from 41 matches, seven points behind second-placed Cardiff, who have played a fewer game.

Jonathan Kodjia of Aston Villa scores his sides first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Norwich City at Villa Park on April 1, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

It is unlikely that Villa will finish in the top two of the Championship this season, but they do need to get some momentum ahead of the playoffs.

Villa fans on Twitter want manager Bruce to include Kodjia in the starting lineup against Cardiff at Villa Park this evening.

The 28-year-old Ivory Coast international forward, who cost the Villans an initial £11 million in transfer fees when they signed him from Bristol City in the summer of 2016 according to BBC Sport, has recovered from an ankle injury.

David Stockdale of Brighton & Hove Albion dives Aston Villa Jonathan Kodjia of Aston Villa watches an effort go wide of the post during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton &...

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