Following Chris Hughton's departure from Birmingham City, could former boss Alex McLeish make a comeback?
Aston Villa have unveiled former Norwich City boss Paul Lambert as their new manager.
Villa announce Paul Lambert as new manager
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– Alex McLeish
The only thing I can promise you is that we will get the very best out of the players that we have and we will try and help the current players by adding one or two faces if we can to mount a serious challenge and the response from the players this morning was excellent
– Alex McLeish
When you meet someone for the first time obviously you get first impressions and mine were very good. It was very positive, they felt I was the right man for the job, so that gives you confidence....the message to the fans is get right behind the team"
He says he had a couple of offers which he didn't feel were right for him - "the Forest one was"
Alex McLeish says he "wasn't champing at the bit" to get back into football. He's enjoyed the break, been a professional supporter for a few months and "kept his finger on the pulse".
He says he'll be looking closely at the issue and try to bolster the squad. He admits starting the job so close to January means he'll have to "do his homework" over the next few days.
McLeish was training with the squad earlier today - he says there was "good banter" and he could see a "spring in the team's step".