Aston Villa fans react after Glenn Whelan signs one-year Hearts deal

Aston Villa fans celebrate promotion to the Premier League after the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Final match between Aston Villa and Derby County at Wembley Stadium on May 27, 2019 in...

The freed Aston Villa midfielder has resurfaced north of the border with Hearts.

Glenn Whelan of Aston Villa reacts following the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Final match between Aston Villa and Derby County at Wembley Stadium on May 27, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Aston Villa fans are reacting on Twitter after their former midfielder Glenn Whelan joined Hearts.

Whelan was one of Aston Villa's most important players in the final stages of last season, and helped them to promotion via the Championship play-offs.

But with his 36th birthday to due arrive midway through the new campaign, the Irishman's deal was not renewed.

 

A number of English second-tier clubs were linked with moves for Whelan, but reports the former Aston Villa man could continue his career north of the border had intensified in recent weeks.

And after a couple of days without any updates, the Dubliner has finally signed for Hearts on a one-year deal.

This is what those of a Villans persuasion have had to say about the move...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whelan, who spent two seasons on Aston Villa's books, would reunite with his former Sheffield Wednesday teammate, Steven MacLean, at Hearts.

Despite his Championship spells with Aston Villa and Wednesday, the Republic of Ireland international spent the bulk of his career playing Premier League football for Stoke City.

Glenn Whelan of Stoke City celebrates his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City at White Hart Lane on August 15, 2015 in...

Aston Villa fans - what is your best memory of Whelan?

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