Aston Villa midfielder Stephen Ireland warns Gerard Houllier against making wholesale changes

20 September 2010 09:49
Gerard Houllier needs to take things slowly if he wants to turn around Aston Villa's stumbling start to the season, says Stephen Ireland. [LNB]Houllier officially takes over at Villa Park today after watching his side being held to a 1-1 draw by Bolton on Saturday. [LNB]Ireland is confident the Frenchman will get the best out of him and is relishing working with the former Liverpool boss.[LNB] Take your time: Ireland hopes new boss Houllier avoids making quick-fire changes[LNB]'I think the change is going to have to be gradual,' Ireland said. 'Managers at other clubs have come in and changed things too fast too soon and it hasn't worked.[LNB]'I know Houllier has got big plans, and all the players will have to get on board. Hopefully we can go far in the cups and have a nice finish in the league.[LNB]'I'm happy with the appointment and everyone is looking forward to the future.[LNB]'Hopefully he can get the best out of me. The fans still have more to see. I'm still getting to understand the players on the pitch.'[LNB] Agbonlahor fails to give his backing to new Aston Villa boss HoullierHoullier's headaches! The problems facing the new Aston Villa bossAston Villa 1 Bolton 1: Young brilliance cannot mask the task facing HoullierASTON VILLA FC

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