Aston Villa: Steve Bruce could quickly become 'Bluenose Bruce' - Stan Collymore
If Steve Bruce is appointed Aston Villa manager, he must hit the ground running - that's the verdict of Stan Collymore.
The former Villa and England striker believes the former Blues boss will have his work cut out persuading some Villa fans he is the man for the job.
Collymore told BBC WM that the new boss has to be made of strong stuff.
He stated: "If Steve Bruce loses two or three games, he is going to be Bluenose Bruce.
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