Gerard Houillier will be a hit at Aston Villa, insists former boss Jozef Venglos

06 September 2010 11:10
[LNB]He's back: Gerard Houllier set to return with Villa[LNB]Gerard Houllier has been backed to be a success at Aston Villa - by the club's only other foreign manager.[LNB]Jozef Venglos had an ill-fated spell in charge of Villa two decades ago as Graham Taylor's successor in which they only just survived relegation from the old First Division.[LNB]But the Czech coach is confident that former Livepool boss Houllier, who is  expected to be unveiled in the next few days - will fit the bill at Villa.[LNB]Venglos said: 'I am sure that Aston Villa and Gerard Houllier are right for each other.[LNB]'It is a very good, well-run football club and Gerard is an excellent, experienced coach so they will work well together.[LNB]'He has very good contacts and I know him well through my involvement with UEFA and FIFA.[LNB]'I have met him many times and I respect him very much. He has shown his qualities in different countries. I think he will do a good job.'[LNB] How Gerard Houllier the Eurocrat won over Aston Villa while Sven Goran Eriksson failed to impressGerard Houllier D-day as former Liverpool boss decides on Aston Villa jobASTON VILLA FC

Source: Daily_Mail