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Aston Villa fans react on Twitter as Leicester reportedly eye Matt Targett

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Aston Villa fans react on Twitter as Leicester reportedly eye Matt Targett

A number of Aston Villa fans have taken to Twitter to comment on reports from the Daily Star this week suggesting that Leicester City could make a move for Matt Targett this summer.

The Foxes are searching for a replacement for Ben Chilwell after selling the left-back to Chelsea for £50 million in the last few days.

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And the Daily Star has suggested that one of the players on Brendan Rodgers’s wishlist is Targett, who only joined the Villans last summer.

The Star notes that Villa may have to offer the 24-year-old an improvement on his £45,000-a-week contract amid interest from the Foxes.

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But it appears that the prospect of losing Targett has divided a number of Villa fans on social media.

Some have insisted that they would not mind seeing Targett leave. They have not been overly impressed by what they have seen from the former Southampton man during his first year with Dean Smith’s side.

Meanwhile, others have suggested that they would only be willing to see him leave if he is replaced with an exciting target. Jamal Lewis and Rico Henry are names that have been mentioned by the supporters.

But there are also some fans who want Targett to stay. He showed glimpses of his quality throughout the campaign. And they would be disappointed if the Villans decided to make a quick profit should Leicester come calling.

Here is how some of the supporters have reacted to the reports…

 
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