Steve Bruce was appointed Aston Villa manager on Wednesday.
The 55-year-old manager left Hull City in the summer, resigning after four very successful years with the Tigers.
Bruce was part of the Hull City side that were promoted from the Championship last year and has drawn comparisons with Newcastle United.
Hull City defender Alex Bruce played for Leeds United between 2010 and 2012.
Alex Bruce believes Hull City will have to be wary of Wayne Rooney’s threat.
Hull City are hoping to agree contract renewals with Paul McShane, Liam Rosenior, Stephen Quinn and Alex Bruce.
Steve Bruce is preparing a swoop for free-agent Brede Hangeland, claim reports.
Steve Bruce looks like being one of a number of managers eager to sign multi-Premier League winner Rio Ferdinand from Manchester United.