Steven Naismith was heavily linked with an expensive January move to Aston Villa last season; in the end, they let Norwich City have him.
The club's former chairman believes that Fox was a good appointment, but that he had to leave after failing to steer the club to safety.
CEO Tom Fox has left Aston Villa today.
Villa will reportedly launch a root-and-branch investigation into the club's dire state.
The Irishman wants change at his beloved club.
Aston Villa chief executive Tom Fox has commented on the club's transfer situation.
Aston Villa are reportedly still pursuing Remi Garde - but want him in place by November 21st.
Sherwood may not have been the right man for Villa but the board only have themselves to blame for the club's ongoing struggles.
The ex-England international is claimed to have approached a number of investors in recent weeks in an effort to raise funds.
The club are looking to thwart reported interest in their star man from the likes of Manchester United and Liverpool.