Referendum: Is Gerard Houllier, 62, the right man for Aston Villa coach?
Houllier, who turned 63 on Friday, left Anfield six years ago and has been employed as France's technical director since parting company with Lyon in 2007. Despite his age and time away from top flight football, Villa believe he has the reputation and CV to keep the club on an upward curve after three successive top-six finishes in the Premier League. Related ArticlesSport on televisionHe has been interviewed by Lerner, the American multi-millionaire owner, and it is understood that the former Liverpool manager could work alongside current Aston Villa caretaker manager Kevin MacDonald. Houllier is the only candidate in the frame at present. So are Aston Villa making the right decision and will his potential appointment be a success in the long-term for the troubled midlands club? Have your say below and vote in our poll ...
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