Dr Tony Xia comments on the future of Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo
Aston Villa owner Dr Tony Xia has reacted to speculation in the national press surrounding the future of manager Roberto Di Matteo.
Villa head to Barnsley tonight before taking on Preston North End at the weekend and both the Guardian and Telegraph reported that Di Matteo could be sacked should they lose both matches.
Di Matteo has overseen one victory in his nine Championship games this season with Villa languishing in 16th place and the reports indicated that Xia was concerned whether or not the Italian could turn around the club's fortunes this season.
But Xia now appears to be played... read more
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