Aston Villa manager, Paul Lambert has added extra spice to Monday’s derby with West Bromwich Albion, by insisting his club are bigger.
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Aston Villa have unveiled former Norwich City boss Paul Lambert as their new manager.
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A statement from the club said: The Board of Aston Villa are delighted to confirm that Paul Lambert has been appointed Villa manager.
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:
Aston Villa fans discuss speculation that Norwich boss Paul Lambert could be joining the club as their new manager.