Report: David Moyes considering Aston Villa's offer after talks with Xia's representatives

David Moyes In Emirates Press Conference

David Moyes appears to be back in the lead for the Aston Villa job.

According to the Daily Mail, David Moyes has received an offer to become the new Aston Villa manager, and is currently considering the move.

Villa chose to part company with manager Remi Garde back in March, despite the Frenchman only being appointed as Tim Sherwood's replacement in November.

It's now time for Villa to find a long-term manager, and it's particularly interesting for Villa as Chinese businessman Tony Xia is on the verge of completing a £65m takeover of the club, as reported by The Telegraph.

Now, it appears that Xia is pushing ahead with a deal to bring in a new manager, with the Daily Mail claiming that David Moyes has received a formal offer from Villa.

Moyes, 53, has been out of management since leaving Real Sociedad back in November, and desperately needs a steady job to rebuild his reputation.

The Scot was seen as one of the top managers in the Premier League during his 11-year spell as Everton manager, where his exploits earned him the Manchester United job in 2013, following the departure of legendary boss Sir Alex Ferguson.

However, Moyes couldn't live up to the task and was sacked less than a year after taking the job, before lasting just a day short of a year as Real Sociedad manager.

The former Preston boss needs to prove that he can still be a top manager, and it's believed that he held face-to-face talks with Xia's representatives on Thursday, and has been offered the chance to manage Villa and guide them out of the Championship.

Moyes is now considering the offer in what would be a huge coup for Villa and Xia, with Moyes now the leading candidate ahead of Nigel Pearson and Roberto Di Matteo.

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