West Ham's Robert Snodgrass among the well-wishers as Jordan Lyden confirms Aston Villa release

Jordan Lyden of Aston Villa during the Premier League 2 match between Aston Villa and Fulham at Villa Park on August 27, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

The West Ham United winger spent last season on loan with Aston Villa.

Robert Snodgrass of West Ham United in action during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and West Ham United at Cardiff City Stadium on March 09, 2019 in Cardiff, Wales.

The West Ham United winger, Robert Snodgrass, is among the players who've sent messages to Jordan Lyden following the midfielder's release by Aston Villa.

Lyden confirmed earlier media reports claiming he would be allowed to leave Villa Park on Instagram this morning (Sunday).


It follows a largely injury-hit spell with the Villans, for whom he made only eight appearances from January 2016.

The 23-year-old spent the first half of this season on loan to Oldham Athletic, but was ruled out for at least three months shortly after his return to Aston Villa at the start of the year.

But despite his lack of action in for Villa, Lyden has had no shortage of well-wishes from teammates past-and-present.

Snodgrass, who spent last season on loan to Villa Park from West Ham, wrote: "Good luck pal with next chapter".

And John Terry, Lyden's old teammate turned assistant manager, added: "Good luck mate".

The Australian never appeared in the same Aston Villa side as Snodgrass, who has played 33 times this season back at West Ham - the club that paid £10 million for him two years ago (Transfermarkt).

Jordan Lyden of Aston Villa during the Premier League 2 game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at New Bucks Head Stadium on October 16, 2017 in Telford, England.

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