So, it's now confirmed that the CEO has left the company. What isn't confirmed is that he's going to sue for constructive dismissal. But if he did and the Club lost, that's even more money they have to pay out. Or should that be that is even more money the new owner has to pay out?

Am I getting ahead of myself? I don't know. I do think that what happened to Wyness looks a little like constructive dismissal. I mean, suspending someone from their job, sort of suggests you don't want them involved and Wyness might be many things, but I don't have him down as someone that was fiddling the books or purposefully withholding money from the tax man.

What I mean is, I think he was just doing his job and the owner didn't like it and as someone that doesn't understand football or business in the UK, he acted in the only way he knew.

But that isn't what this post is about. This post is about what's going to happen in the near future and what has to happen in the not to near future. And it's not pretty reading. You see, unless we get someone in very very soon, we're going to have to start selling players very very soon, because very very soon, people are going to start demanding money.

And there are rumours that there is interest. But those rumours also follow with the line that the owner wants more. I've written it in the last post and maybe even the one before that the owner has to accept he's not going to get the same money and that's simple economics. But again, I'm not sure he fully understands the ramifications of what he has done to this Club.

But if he sells for less, he loses face, even if it is the honourable thing to do and in China, losing face is not something you want to do. But on the other hand, honour is very important too. Only time will tell, but I'm hoping whatever happens, happens very quickly, for the sake of Aston Villa.

I just have a feeling that things are going to start to happen quite quickly.

Tony Xia

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Damian started The Villa Blog as a passion project quite a few years ago while he was living in South Africa. Now living in Sweden, it continues. He's originally from Chasetown and grew up when supporting Villa meant there was a real chance of silverware at the start of every season.