This man is the favourite to be the new Aston Villa manager: Talks have taken place
The 55-year-old is now red-hot favourite to succeed Roberto Di Matteo who was sacked earlier this week.
Club owner Dr Tony Xia last night suggested that they are now only looking at two candidates.
But Bruce has been sounded out about where he stands and has told club officials that he’d jump at the chance of trying to revive their fortunes.
Interim boss Steve Clarke will also be considered for the post but it remains unclear whether he is the second man on the chairman’s mystery list.
Brentford manager Dean Smith, who did such a great job down the road at Walsall, is also believed to be in... read more
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