Former Birmingham City boss Steve Bruce has been appointed manager of Hull City, ruling him out of a return to St Andrews where he was manager between 2001 and 2007
– Peter Pannu, Birmingham City Acting Chairman
"We'd like to thank Chris and his team for their efforts over the last 12 months and they leave with our best wishes.
"Chris is a great man and a proven manager and we didn't want to stand in his way when Norwich made an approach with the offer of a top flight managerial position.
"We will now actively seek a new coaching team to build on the good work done during the 2011/12 season."
Norwich City to announce Chris Hughton as their new manager.Well done Chris very nice fellow from my Spurs daysFrom @Lord_Sugar on Twitter:
Sorry to see Chris Hughton leave Birmingham for Norwich. Great manager, best of luck CH. Now lets hope Blues get someone almost as good inFrom @James_Phelps on Twitter:
Very much looking forward to working with Chris Hughton & his staff, heard nothing but good things. Can’t wait to get started.From @Johnruddy86 on Twitter:
Norwich City has released a statement on its website confirming Paul Lambert has handed in his resignation - but the club says it has not accepted it.
The Club regrets to confirm that Paul Lambert has offered his resignation from his position as Norwich City Manager.
– Norwich City Football Club
"We have fought hard to keep Paul at Norwich City and have not accepted his resignation whilst discussions with another club are taking place. However, whatever happens, we want to place on record our sincere gratitude for everything Paul has done for the Club over the last three fantastic seasons."
Former Norwich City player Darren Eadie believes Paul Lambert has an opportunity to further his career at Aston Villa.
There is growing speculation about a move from Norwich City to Villa.
Paul Lambert has offered his resignation to Norwich City, but the club have confirmed it has not been accepted.
More to follow.
Norwich boss Paul Lambert is the clear bookies favourite to take over as manager of Aston Villa. His odds to take over at Villa have been slashed to 1/10 with Roberto Martinez at 10/1 and Roberto Di Matteo and Ole Gunner Solskjaer at 12/1.
Norwich City fans give their reaction to speculation that Paul Lambert has left the club and is poised to join Aston Villa: