Adrian Bevington reacts on Twitter to his appointment at Aston Villa

Adrian Bevington has been appointed in an advisory role at Aston Villa.

Adrian Bevington has expressed his delight on Twitter, after becoming an advisor at Aston Villa.

Villa announced that Bevington would be given a role at the club earlier this week, as they continue their overhaul at boardroom level.

The Claret and Blues have looked to make wholesale changes after what has been a disastrous campaign so far.

Villa are currently 12 points adrift of safety, and the Midlands club are drastically altering their set-up to try to ensure that they can make a swift return to the Premier League - with their relegation now looking inevitable.

Bevington, who used to work with the FA, will now advise David Bernstein on club matters and he has said thank you to the Villa supporters for offering him such a warm welcome.

Villa have not only made changes at boardroom level recently, as manager Remi Garde has also lost his job.

Garde and Villa parted company by mutual consent yesterday, with Eric Black now set to be in charge until the end of the season.

Nigel Pearson, Sean Dyche and Steve Bruce are amongst the favourites to become the next Villa boss.

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