Business expert: New owner will have to be rich

Dr Steve McCabe, from Birmingham City Business School, believes any new owner of Aston Villa will have to very rich, highlighting Randy Lerner's £200million expenditure, with little to show for it.

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Aston Villa goes up for sale as owner laments 'weekly battles'

Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner has announced that he has put the club up for sale. In a statement, Lerner said he has pushed his fates "well past the limit" by weekly battles and said he felt the decision puts the club first.