Aston Villa legend Paul McGrath has apologised to Jonathan Kodjia for blasting him over his workrate
Kodjia has been in fine form for Aston Villa this season.
And the 27-year-old took his tally of goals to 10 for the season after scoring a spectacular goal during Aston Villa's 2-1 defeat to Nottingham Forest on Saturday.
Kodjia celebrates after scoring in the 2-1 defeat to Nottingham Forest
But he was slammed by Villa legend McGrath, when compared to new signing Scott Hogan.
McGrath tweeted: "Sorry Aston Villa, even if he scores four Kodjia is the villain. Work rate is nil/ Hogan is a player.
"Can I just give a quick mention to Hogan's work rate. Other please take notice. Goal is great now let's work for each other.
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"Again sorry, 10 goals in the Championship isn't my idea of class. Look this kid (Kodjia) has talent but needs to lean how to play in a team game."
But McGrath has since apologised to the Ivory Coast international, adding: "Apologies to Aston Villa supporters and our goal scorer Kodjia.
"In my defence I'm saddened at where we find ourselves. Only because I care."