Bannan came through the ranks at Villa Park and played for the Midlands giants for a number of years under Martin O'Neill, Gerard Houllier and Alex McLeish.
On Monday, his former team earned promotion to the Premier League when they beat Derby County 2-1 in the Championship play-off final at Wembley.
Understandably so, Grealish was enjoying his time following Villa's promotion, as a Sheff Wed fan account posted this video of the Villa man celebrating with Bannan:
It isn't a surprise to see Bannan enjoying Villa's promotion because he enjoyed his time when he represented them and is remembered very fondly by the supporters.
But after watching his former club make a return to the promised land, he will be hoping to do the same with his current team, Sheffield Wednesday.
They are managed by former Villa boss Steve Bruce, who guided the Midlands outfit to the play-off final last May, only for them to be beaten by Fulham.
He was sacked by the club in October, and with it, Villa appointed Deam Smith as their manager, whilst Bruce made a return to football management by joining Wednesday.
The decision to sack Bruce three months after losing to Fulham has paid off because Villa will now be playing Premier League football.
But Bruce himself ended the season well with Wednesday, but his unbeaten run was ended by Villa when Albert Adomah and Tammy Abraham scored stoppage-time goals to secure the three points.
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