The 62-year-old has been appointed an advisor at Villa Park.
Aston Villa’s poor Premier League season sees them on the brink of relegation to the Championship. The mess at the club has seen something of an overhaul behind the scenes and one change has seen former Villa boss Brian Little brought in to help out.
The 62-year-old has been brought in as an advisor at Villa Park and has spoken to the Birmingham Mail about his role at the club.
“It’s all very new at the moment.
“I’m advising the board so whatever topics we hit on when we come together, I’m there to throw in my views on what could or should be done.
“I’m happy to do that. It’s an opportunity for me to help.
“That’s all I’ve ever wanted to do.”
Little is a legend at Villa. He played his entire football career at the club and went on to manage the club for four seasons, winning the League Cup with Villa in 1995-96.
But it seems he is not at Villa to make wholesale changes or be heavily involved with the day-to-day running of the club.
Instead it would appear that Little is there for when the new hierarchy at Villa need advice on footballing matters, Little will give his opinion from the perspective of a man who knows Aston Villa very well.
One of his first roles might be to help find a new manager, with Remi Garde’s role at the club in doubt.