Thursday 23 November 2017

Steve Bruce confirmed as Aston Villa manager

Steve Bruce took Hull to promotion last season before leaving in the summer.
Steve Bruce took Hull to promotion last season before leaving in the summer.

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.

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