Aston Villa have appointed former Brentford manager, Dean Smith, as their new head coach.
John Terry, who played for Villa last season and captained the club to the play-off final, has been appointed as the new assistant coach.
Smith, who was born in West Bromwich, is a lifelong Villa fan.
Speaking of his appointment, Aston Villa CEO, Christian Puslow said:
Villa also have a new Sporting Director tonight, Jesus Garcia Pitarch, who has previous experience at Valencia and Atletico Madrid.
The Chief Executive said tonight's three appointments represent the start of a new era and direction at Aston Villa and that the club is delighted to secure their services after an extensive search.