Head coach Unai Emery has taken to social media after spending time with Aston Villa joint owner Wes Edens at an NBA game in America.

Edens, also the Milwaukee Bucks co-owner, was joined by Emery, president of football operations Monchi and director of football operations Damian Vidagany for their 132-125 basketball victory over Dallas Mavericks.

The Villa boss has spent a few days in the USA during the current international break. And after sharing a picture of all four on Instagram, Emery wrote: "Truly wonderful experience in Milwaukee. Top quality match but even better arena, fans and facilities.

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"What a basketball team! Thanks Wes Edens and Bucks staff, good luck for the season. Now coming back to Birmingham full of energy to face the challenging matches that are coming for AVFC. Go Bucks!! UTV!!"

Monchi meanwhile, added: "Wonderful day in Milwaukee and Bucks win."

The moment prompted several comments from Villa supporters online. Villa will return to action on Sunday (November 26) when they head to north London to face Tottenham in a 2pm kick-off.

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