RUMOUR MILL: Thierry Henry to replace Steve Bruce at Aston Villa, while Chelsea chase Juventus defender

Thierry Henry, who has "verbally agreed" to take over as the new boss of Aston Villa, according to today's football rumour mill.
Thierry Henry, who has "verbally agreed" to take over as the new boss of Aston Villa, according to today's football rumour mill.

Thierry Henry has “verbally agreed” to take over from Steve Bruce as manager of Championship giants Aston Villa, according to today’s football rumour mill.

The transfer grapevine also suggests that Chelsea have upped their offer to £45 million for Juventus defender Daniele Rugani but that they have rejected a £55 million bid from Barcelona for midfielder Willian.