Newsclip®: [Sports] Aston Villa takeover latest: New owner Xia Jiantong plans to put Villa among Premier League top six | Premier League | Sport | The Independent

"New Aston Villa owner Xia Jiantong intends to revamp the newly-relegated side in order spring straight back into the Barclays Premier League. Villa were relegated from the Premier League for the first time in the club's history, having been one of the 22 founder members of the reformed division in 1992. The side had never finished below 18th in the top-flight before this season and Xia, a 39-year-old Chinese businessman, is ready to turn their fortunes around with the new manager set to have a sizeable transfer budget.",

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