The Director of Scouting and Recruitment has reportedly been sacked.
Aston Villa's appointment of a new technical director will reportedly lead to the departure of Paddy Riley.
Riley is a controversial figure amongst Villa fans after his recruitment policy in recent years backfired.
Aston Villa have won just three Premier League matches this season.
Aston Villa scout Paddy Riley attended the Championship fixture between Birmingham City and Bolton Wanderers last night, but who was he watching?