Twitter reacts to Aston Villa midfielder Mile Jedinak's Australia performance

Aston Villa's Mile Jedinak

Aston Villa midfielder Mile Jedinak's latest performance has been heavily criticised on Twitter.

Mile Jedinak's recent displays have been cause for concern for Aston Villa supporters this season.

Unfortunately for the former Crystal Palace man, viewers of the Australian national team have now exacerbated the discussion, as they took to Twitter to add their comment and opinion on their captain.

Australia's Mile Jedinak (R)

In winning his 66th international cap, Aston Villa's summer signing Mile Jedinak was deployed in a customary deep-lying midfield role for Australia in their 2018 World Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia.

Jedinak, whose domestic season with Aston Villa has been a hugely disappointing one so far, may have been hoping that the game at King Abdullah Sport City, Jeddah, would act as a perfect opportunity to find some much needed individual form and put his Championship toils behind him.

Stats from the match show that Mile Jedinak completed the game, took a total of 60 touches, had no shots on target, created a solitary chance for his teammates and was booked in the 23rd minute. 

Jedinak in action v Iraq

However, it appears that Jedinak certainly failed to impress his compatriots throughout the 2-2 draw - as Twitter reactions suggest that the Australian struggled to justify his place in the line-up.

Specifically, Australian fans seemed at a loss when it came to Jedinak's distribution, pace, energy and possession.

There were also many suggestions on potential replacements, including a belief that Mark Milligan, who plays his club football in the United Arab Emirates, and Burton Albion's Jackson Irvine would be improvements over the 32-year-old Jedinak.

Here's just a taste of the reaction on Twitter.


Aston Villa's Mile Jedinak looks dejected after the gameAston Villa's Mile Jedinak is struggling for form for both club and country

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