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Houllier linked with Villa

2010-09-03 11:02
Gerard Houllier (File)
Birmingham - Gerard Houllier is set for a dramatic return to the English Premiership with Aston Villa.

The Frenchman, who has been out of work for three years, has held talks with Villa owner Randy Lerner about succeeding Martin O’Neill.

According to the Daily Mail website, Houllier has jumped to the top of Villa’s wish list after the club’s decision makers began their round of interviews this week.

Alan Curbishley, Sven Goran Eriksson and caretaker boss Kevin MacDonald have all been interviewed following the club’s 1-0 victory over Everton last Sunday.

However, the former Liverpool boss is now the hot favourite to take over at Villa Park as the club tries to move swiftly following an uncertain three weeks in the wake of O’Neill’s sudden exit.

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