Aston Villa appoint former Liverpool and Chelsea boss as chief executive

Christian Purslow
Aston Villa has appointed its fourth chief executive in four years, turning to former Liverpool and Chelsea boss Christian Purslow. Purslow has taken a minority stake in the club and the 54-year-old will take over day-to-day running of the club immediately. He replaces Keith Wyness, whose departure in June brought the cash crisis at Villa Park into the public domain. The Championship club's off-field problems were eased in July when Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris and co-owner of NBA team Milwaukee Bucks Wes Edens bought ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...