Houllier tight-lipped on Villa reports

04 September 2010 02:11
Former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier was on Saturday staying tight-lipped on rumours he is set to take a role at Aston Villa.[LNB] Houllier is said to be the favourite to replace Martin O'Neill at Villa Park, although it it claimed he could take a director of football role, with Kevin MacDonald staying on as first-team coach.[LNB]Houllier, though, would not comment on speculation when he arrived for Jamie Carragher's testimonial game against an Everton XI at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.[LNB]"Never and always are two words you can't use in football," said the 63-year-old.[LNB]Houllier last managed in the Premier League with Liverpool, leading them to a UEFA Cup, FA Cup, League Cup treble in 2001.[LNB]He left in 2004 and went on to take in a spell in charge of Lyon between 2005 and 2007.[LNB]Houllier is currently a technical director for the French Football Federation.[LNB]

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