Aston Villa issue update on Steve Bruce’s future

first_imgThe 57-year-old’s future had been under the spotlight since the pair bought 55 per cent majority of the shareholdings last week and former Arsenal striker and current Belgium assistant Thierry Henry had been linked with the position.Villa lost the Play-off final 1-0 to Fulham last May to end hopes of a return to the Premier League.Bruce and the Villa team travelled separately to the friendly clash with West Ham United at Walsall this evening following the meeting. 1 Bruce to remain as Villa boss Steve Bruce is to remain Aston Villa manager with the ‘full support’ of majority owners Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens, the Sky Bet Championship club have announced.Bruce met with new majority owners Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens and, despite rumours to the contrary, was given their full support. Latest Football News Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more possible xi Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade How Liverpool could line up at Leicester with midfielder set for lengthy absence gameday Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes center_img NEW ERA predicted highlights How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? How Man United could line up for Newcastle clash – will Pogba start? smart causal who plays? How Chelsea could line up against Southampton – what system will Lampard play? ALTERED It is understood Bruce met with the new owners at Bodymoor Heath this afternoon, hence the separate travel arrangements.The future of Jack Grealish remains on the agenda for Bruce and the owners. Villa still need to find £40 million to comply with Financial Fair Play rules, with midfielder Grealish their most saleable asset.last_img read more

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