Morley played in the 1982 side which won the European Cup.
But he claims the atmosphere at Villa Park is now so ‘toxic’ that even he isn’t safe from criticism.
Villa were booed off again following Sunday’s home defeat to Tottenham, which left them nine points adrift of safety at the foot of the Premier League.
Morley, 61, who played for Villa from 1979-1983 is a commentator for the club’s online tv channel and is a regular and respected visitor in the club’s hospitality suites.
“I think we know the inevitable of what is going to happen this year,” he said. “It is a bit of a toxic atmosphere.