Former Birmingham boss to be confirmed as new Aston Villa manager this week - report
Starsport revealed on Friday that the former Birmingham boss had held talks with the Championship strugglers over the role.
He is now certain to be offered the job, according to the Sunday People.
Owner Dr Tony Xia had whittled down the shortlist to just two candidates - Bruce and caretaker Steve Clarke.
Villa have been on the hunt for a new boss after giving Roberto Di Matteo the boot following a shocking start to life back in the second tier.
“His record speaks for itself”
Chris Kirkland Bruce has been out of work since leaving Hull in July.
He guided the Tigers back to the Premier League... read more
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