Scott Hogan reacts to Dean Smith's appointment at Aston Villa with two-emojis on Instagram

Brentford manager Dean Smith during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Leeds United at Griffin Park on November 4, 2017 in Brentford, England.

Aston Villa announced Dean Smith as their new manager last night.

Scott Hogan of Aston Villa looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Middlesbrough at Villa Park on September 12, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

Scott Hogan has shown his joy that Dean Smith has been appointed as Aston Villa with a simple post on Instagram.

Hogan worked with Smith at Brentford, with the new Villa manager getting the very best out of him.

And the striker seemed delighted that he would be linking up with Smith again at Villa Park.

Hogan has endured a difficult time at Villa since arriving in a £12 million move (BBC Sport), with Steve Bruce failing to ever get the best out of him.

The forward has played in a number of different positions across the front line during his time at Villa, and never scored with much regularity.

Aston Villa's Irish striker Scott Hogan reacts after missing a chance during the English Championship play-off final football match between Aston Villa and Fulham at Wembley Stadium in...

Hogan has missed most of this season with injury, but he is nearing a return just in time for Smith’s first games as Villa boss.

Smith will be in the Villa dugout for the first time in two weekends’ time, when his side take on Swansea City.

A dejected Scott Hogan of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Final between Aston Villa and Fulham at Wembley Stadium on May 26, 2018 in London, England.

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