Aston Villa star: My thoughts on Roberto Di Matteo sacking
The Italian left Villa on Monday with the club sitting 19th in the Championship table, having won just once in their opening 11 matches.
And Amavi, who featured six times under Di Matteo, has admitted he was disappointed and stunned to see the 46-year-old part ways with the club.
"I didn't see it coming," Amavi told France Football. "However, we know how it is when a team doesn't produce results, the manager is targeted.
"Personally, I think he's a very good manager. When I was still on holiday, he called me to let me know he had faith in me, that he wanted me in the... read more
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