Date: 11th September 2010 at 10:49am
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Going to be interesting who will be in Gerard Houlliers coaching staff and who will be his number two.

Phil Thompson has turned down the role for family reasons. Phil Thompson On Why He Turned Down Terrific Villa

Kevin MacDonald wants to return to his reserves role. MacDonald Stays Loyal To Reserves

The other name being linked was Patrice Bergues who was with Houllier at Liverpool and Lyon. However, Houllier has confirmed he won’t be coming either.

‘Patrice won’t come for family reasons. We are very close but he phoned me to say he can’t come for personal reasons. If things get sorted, he will come. He’s got problems he must address.’

Houllier added, ‘But there will be somebody else as assistant. Some of the people we are looking at are employed so you have to be careful what we say.’

So… let the guessing continue! forum thread: Click Here