Aston Villa: Steve Bruce is the best manager I played for, says former England man
The favourite for the Villa manager's job has been given a seriously glowing reference from one former player.
Steve Bruce should be the next England manager, let alone Villa boss, according to his former goalkeeper Chris Kirkland, who calls him the best he has worked for.
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Former West Brom and Coventry keeper Kirkland, who was speaking on Sky's Fantasy Football Club show, played for Bruce at Wigan from 2007 to 2009 and gave him a glowing reference.
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