Aston Villa have confirmed former Norwich boss Paul Lambert as their new manager.
Lambert tendered his resignation to the Canaries on Thursday amid reports Villa had made an official approach for his services.
His resignation was not accepted but an agreement has now been reached for the Scot to make the switch to the West Midlands.
A brief statement on Villa's website today read: "The board of Aston Villa are delighted to confirm that Paul Lambert has been appointed Villa manager."
Here is the announcement on the Aston Villa website.
There is no further news on the Norwich City website.
In a statement issued on Thursday the club said_