Barry Bannan sends message on Twitter ahead of Villa Park return

A general view prior to the pre-season friendly match between Aston Villa and Watford at Villa Park on July 29, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

Aston Villa and Sheffield Wednesday will face each other in the Championship this afternoon.

Barry Bannan of Scotland in action during the Scotland training session at Hampden Park on June 7, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Barry Bannan has taken to social networking site Twitter to send a message ahead of this afternoon’s match against Aston Villa.

Wednesday will take on Villa away from home at Villa Park in the Championship in less than an hour’s time.

It will be a special match for Bannan, who was on the books of Villa from 2004 until 2013.

Barry Bannan of Sheffield Wednesday looks on prior the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Newcastle United and Sheffield Wednesday at St James Park on September 23, 2015 in...

The Scotland international struggled to make an impact during his time at Villa Park, but he has established himself as an important player for Wednesday.

The 27-year-old midfielder was a key figure in the Owls’ top-six finish in each of the past two seasons in the Championship.

Ahead of this afternoon’s match against Villa, Bannan has taken to Twitter to state that he will enjoy the trip to Villa Park.

Robert Snodgrass of Scotland in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Scotland and England at Hampden Park National Stadium on June 10, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Meanwhile, West Ham United-owned Villa winger Robert Snodgrass has outlined the importance of this afternoon’s Championship match against Wednesday at Villa Park.

“I think every game is, right at this moment anyway,” Snodgrass told The Express & Star when asked if the game was something of a six-pointer.

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