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Villa ambition attracted Houllier

10 Sep 2010 14:40:08

Villa ambition attracted Houllier

Gerard Houllier says Aston Villa's ambition was key to him agreeing to succeed Martin O'Neill as manager.Houllier, 63, who has signed a three-year deal, added that he was fit and healthy after heart problems in 2001. But it will be up to a fortnight before he can take charge of the team as he has yet to agree a departure date with the French Football Federation. "I had a good and safe job but Villa's ambition made me feel I wanted to be part of the team," he stated. As Houllier negotiates .... read more


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