Stan Collymore weighs in on Twitter debate on whether Aston Villa or Leeds United is the bigger club

Dublin , Ireland - 13 November 2017; Former England international Stan Collymore, now working as journalist for RT, asks a question during a Republic of Ireland press conference at the FAI...

Aston Villa and Leeds United are currently competing outside of the Premier League.

Dublin , Ireland - 13 November 2017; Former England international Stan Collymore, now working as journalist for RT, asks a question during a Republic of Ireland press conference at the FAI...

Stan Collymore has weighed in on a Twitter debate over which is the bigger club: Aston Villa or Leeds United.

A Villa fan and former Villans' player, Collymore inadvertently sparked the discussion himself, tweeting after his old side's 2-1 defeat against Millwall on Saturday:

The pundit's post prompted this response from a Leeds United supporter, before a lengthy debate ensued: 

But Collymore chimed in again after another wrote:

The former England striker's tweet read:

Both founder members of the English Premier League, the pair currently find themselves competing at second tier level, with this Aston Villa's third successive season outside of the top division and Leeds' 15th.

The Yorkshire club spent three of those in League One, but have made a strong start to the new campaign and find themselves a point outside the automatic promotion spots in third.

Leeds United's Pontus Jansson celebrates scoring his side's equalising goal with Jack Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brentford at Elland Road on...

In contrast, Villa sit 15th in the standings and are without a manager after sacking Steve Bruce last week.

Is Collymore right about Aston Villa and Leeds United?

Steve Bruce the head coach

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