Bob Bradley's agent denies report linking ex-USMNT coach to Aston Villa

Tuesday March 3rd, 2015

Bob Bradley's agent, Ron Waxman, denied a report from ESPNFC that the former U.S. men's national team coach is a candidate to become Aston Villa's director of football.

Bradley, who turned 57 Tuesday, also previously coached the Egyptian national team. He is currently the coach of Norwegian club Stabaek.

The ESPNFC report said that Aston Villa officials envision the establishment of a director of football to work with the club's manager. 

In 2010, Bradley expressed interest in becoming the manager of Aston Villa, but Waxman tweeted on Tuesday that there is "absolutely no truth" to the ESPNFC report.

Bradley coached the U.S. men's national team during the 2010 World Cup cycle, culminating in a round of 16 defeat in South Africa. He was fired in July 2011 and replaced by Jurgen Klinsmann. 

• BIRD: Bradley saddened by latest tragedy in Egypt

Aston Villa, which recently hired Tim Sherwood as its manager, currently sits in 17th place in the English Premier League table.

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