Aston Villa plan talks with Norwich City manager Paul Lambert next week.

The Daily Star says Norwich boss Lambert has been contacted by the Midlands club and is expected to hold talks on Monday over whether to succeed Alex McLeish at Villa Park.

Former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer flew back to Norway last night with his future still under a cloud of uncertainty.

The Molde chief was flown in and out on Randy Lerner's private jet in a whirlwind 24 hours - but left without being offered the job.