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Search for McLeish replacement continues

The search for a replacement continues in the hunt for Alex McLeish's replacement.

Norwich Manager Paul Lambert has been named at the latest favourite for the Aston Villa manager position.

According to bookies, he is 100-30 to succeed McLeish, this comes after former favourite Ole Gunnar Solskjaer withdrew last night due to family commitments.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in talks with Aston Villa

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, current manager of Mold Football Club is in talks with Aston Villa about becoming Alex McLeish's replacement.

A statement on Molde's website said:

"Molde Football Club is aware of interest and contact from Aston Villa, and is aware that Aston Villa and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer are holding talks."

– Molde Football Club