Aston Villa owner Dr Tony Xia provides update on manager search
Aston Villa owner Dr Tony Xia has updated supporters on how the managerial search is progressing.
Villa sacked manager Roberto Di Matteo on Monday after just eleven games of the Championship season and former Birmingham City boss Steve Bruce is currently odds-on favourite to take over.
Xia has now commented on social media confirming that the club have narrowed down the shortlist from 25 managers to just a handful. He also repeated his assertion that the sacking of Di Matteo was not down to 'impatience'.
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