Everton scout Ian Atkins is set for a move to Aston Villa.
The Aston Villa chairman does however trust his new technical director Steve Round.
Steve Round held a series of lengthly discussions with club owner Tony Xia before his appointment as technical director.
The Director of Scouting and Recruitment has reportedly been sacked.
The former Villa midfielder has praised chairman Tony Xia.
Tony Xia has confirmed when their new director of football will start work.
Aston Villa are reportedly set to add Steve Round to their setup.
Rafa Benitez is reportedly edging closer to staying at Newcastle United.
The Everton defender has been heavily linked with a move away from the club.
Queens Park Rangers are in the Championship at the moment.