Brentford’s Mark Devlin has message for Dean Smith after Aston Villa move

General views of Villa park before the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Wigan Athletic at Villa Park on August 11, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

Aston Villa have appointed former Brentford boss Dean Smith as their new manager.

Dean Smith, Manager of Brentford reacts during the  Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Wigan on September 15, 2018 in Brentford, England.

Brentford Chief Executive Mark Devlin has taken to social networking site Twitter to send a message to new Aston Villa manager Dean Smith.

Smith has left Brentford for Championship rivals Villa, with Chelsea legend John Terry - who spent the 2017-18 campaign at Villa Park - becoming his assistant manager.

 

Brentford Manager Dean Smith looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Birmingham City at Griffin Park on October 2, 2018 in Brentford, England.

Good appointment

Smith was in charge of Brentford from November 2015 until now, and he did a remarkable job at Griffin Park.

Under the 47-year-old, the Bees played some wonderful football, and Villa fans will hope to see something similar at Villa Park.

The Villans have not been great so far this campaign, but the Villa Park faithful should be optimistic for the rest of the season.

Villa are very much in the running for the Championship playoffs, and a few good results after the international break will set them up finely.

As for Brentford, the Bees are also aiming to end the season in the top six of the Championship table this season.

Brentford manager \ head coach Dean Smith during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Brentford  at Villa Park on August 22, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

Register for ASTON VILLA team updates

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch