Steve Bruce confirmed as Aston Villa manager
Steve Bruce is the new Aston Villa manager, the club have confirmed.
The 55-year-old replaces Roberto Di Matteo who was sacked after just 12 games last week.
Bruce returns to management after quitting Hull in the summer with Villa 19th in the Sky Bet Championship, just two points above the relegation zone.
Bruce told the club's official site: "It's a wonderful opportunity. It is one of the big clubs of this country. To be given the opportunity to manage it is terrific.
"I relish the challenge of trying to take the club where it wants to go and needs to be - and try to turn around... read more
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