Steven Gerrard landed these days, Aston Villa finds itself looking for a new coach to raise the bar.
Thomas Tuchel was probed according to the British press, like Mauricio Pochettino, who saw his contract terminated with PSG this summer. But it is yet another former Parisian technician who could soon take control of the Birmingham club.
According to Marca and Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, Unai Emery is close to a full deal with Villans ready to settle the amount of the Spanish strategist’s release clause at Villarreal – namely €6million.
Villarreal sources feel Unai Emery will leave the club in the next hours. He’s expected to accept Aston Villa job. ??? #AVFC
Talks are at final stages with Aston Villa prepared to pay €6m release clause. pic.twitter.com/XLCiNWCzuh
– Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) October 24, 2022
Since his time at Arsenal, from May 2018 to November 2019, the 50-year-old Basque has enjoyed a good rating in England.