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Aston Villa fans already slating recent signing Orjan Nyland

Orlan Nyland of Aston Villa in action during a training session at the club's training ground at Bodymoor Heath on August 31, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

Aston Villa drew 1-1 at Blackburn Rovers on Saturday evening.

Orlan Nyland of Aston Villa in action during a training session at the club's training ground at Bodymoor Heath on August 31, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

Aston Villa made it five league games without a win on Saturday evening as they drew 1-1 away at Blackburn Rovers, with Conor Hourihane rescuing a point.

Villa went into the game having been thrashed 4-1 at Sheffield United before the international break, and with pressure mounting on Steve Bruce, he needed a positive result.

Blackburn took the lead against Villa though as Bradley Dack pounced to open the scoring with just 14 minutes to play, meaning Bruce was staring down the barrel of another defeat.

 

However, Conor Hourihane rescued Villa with a superb late free kick, bending the ball into the net to hand Villa a 1-1 draw – but it's still five league games without a win.

Bruce is under huge scrutiny, and one of his signings is receiving just as much criticism, with goalkeeper Orjan Nyland being slammed by fans on Twitter.

Nyland, 28, joined Villa from Ingolstadt for £1million in August (The Birmingham Mail), giving Bruce options in goal alongside Andre Moreira, with Jed Steer loaned out to Charlton Athletic.

Orjan Nyland of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Reading at Villa Park on August 25, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

The Norwegian international has emerged as first choice of late, but Villa fans are far from impressed, taking to Twitter to slate their recent signing.

Some compared Nyland unfavourably with Peter Enckelman and Loris Karius, whilst simply claiming he isn't good enough and shouldn't be anywhere near a Championship team, with major concerns about his inability - or lack of desire - to come off his line to deal with crosses.

Orjan Nyland of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Brentford at Villa Park on August 22, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

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