Aston Villa settle with former chief executive

4 November 2019

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Photo: Getty Images Keith Wyness (right) pictured during a press conference announcing the signing of John Terry.

The club's former CEO, Keith Wyness, brought an unfair dismissal claim against the club and former owner Tony Xia.

Villa's current directors accept Wyness' claim that he was seeking to act in the club's best interests at the time.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Aston Villa have agreed to an out-of-court settlement with their former chief executive, Keith Wyness, who brought an unfair dismissal claim against the club and former owner Tony Xia. 

"Aston Villa Football Club confirm that it has today agreed an out of court settlement with former CEO, Mr Keith Wyness, who had brought a claim against the club, and its former owner Dr Tony Xia, following his departure in June 2018," the club wrote in a statement. 

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