Aston Villa new manager: Why Gary Rowett was never leaving Birmingham City
Gary Rowett won't be moving top Aston Villa, it's fair to say that it was never on the cards though.
We understand that the Birmingham City boss will be staying put and there was never any suggestion that he would be on the shortlist for the Villa Park role.
There are plenty of reasons why Rowett was never likely to make the switch, here are the key ones.
New look Gary Rowett is settled at Blues and has just refashioned his first-team, he has moved from a 4-2-3-1 system to a new 4-4-2/4-4-1-1 shape.
He will be keen to see how this pans out for Blues.
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