Aston Villa set to pull the trigger and sack boss Roberto Di Matteo within 48 hours after dismal season start
Aston Villa are poised to confirm the sacking of Roberto Di Matteo in the next 48 hours with owner Dr Tony Xia reluctantly pulling the trigger after defeat at Preston.
Xia has lost patience following a run of one win in 11 Championship games to leave the side in 17th place despite sanctioning a £50million summer spend on new players.
Di Matteo was tasked with guiding Villa to immediate promotion back to the Premier League but that prospect appears increasingly remote with his team 10 points off the play-off places and, alarmingly, only two above the drop zone with a quarter of the campaign... read more
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