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.
"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."
Aston Villa have unveiled former Norwich City boss Paul Lambert as their new manager.
Villa announce Paul Lambert as new manager
Aston Villa expected to step up efforts to line up Norwich boss Paul Lambert as their new manager.