With just seven games of the season left to play and Villa on the brink of their maiden Premier League relegation, ex-Villains boss Remi Garde decided to leave the club last night by ‘mutual consent’ according to the club’s official website.
With newspaper rumours going into overdrive regarding the ‘impending exit’ of Aston Villa manager Remi Garde, it’s important to remember that the Frenchman is still in the Villa Park hot seat and could well be taking charge of the club’s maiden season in the Championship (barring a miracle to end all miracles).
Here’s three reasons why the club should hang on to the ex-Lyon boss and give him a chance in English football’s second tier.
The club needs sustainability
Former Leicester City, Hull City and Southampton manager Nigel Pearson is now as low as 4/6 with some bookmakers to become Aston Villa manager on the opening day of next season.
Aston Villa’s latest Premier League defeat to Swansea was the club’s 21st defeat of what has been a torrid league campaign. Whilst most supporters have been resigned to relegation for some time, the inevitable reality of life in the Championship is now edging ever closer. The Championship is arguably one of the most difficult leagues in European football.
Brian Little’s return to Aston Villa in an advisory role has been well received by Aston Villa supporters .The legend’s arrival back at B6 has been considered, by many, to be the highlight of a rather bleak season to date. Here are the five things that Brian Little will bring to Aston Villa.
Aston Villa have had some awesome foreign players in the club’s recent history, with many of them falling just as much in love with the club as the fans did with the players.
Every Villa fan will have their own favourite foreign player, but here are five of the best.
With viable goalkeeping options thin on the ground at Villa Park these days, young Greek goalkeeper Vasilios Barkas has emerged as a potential target for the West Midlands club according to the Birmingham Mail.
Aston Villa’s defensive issues have contributed to their terrible Premier League season, but the club has not always had such a poor back line.
Aston Villa’s strikers have struggled for goals this season, but the club has been treated to some glorious forward partnerships over the years.