Ron Atkinson: Aston Villa are lucky to have Steve Bruce, he could have easily been chosen by England
Steve Bruce is the perfect fit for Aston Villa but he could have easily been transforming the fortunes of the national team instead, says B6 hero Ron Atkinson.
The ex-claret and blue chief believes the latest man in the Villa Park hotseat will galvanise the under-performing club after he was today announced as the new boss.
Atkinson, who managed Villa between 1991-1994, also reckons England would have benefited from Bruce’s leadership and stresses that Villa’s gain is the Three Lions’ loss.
“He’s got everything that Villa need and I’m sure he’ll turn the club around,” the 77-year-old told... read more
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