Our punters here at the Transfer Tavern are still scratching their heads, as they wonder just who will take over the reins at Villa Park, following the recent sacking of Tim Sherwood.
Kevin McDonald is currently in temporary charge of the Villains at they seek a new manager, with ex Lyon coach Remi Garde still the hot favorite.
The Aston Villa job has certainly been something of a poisoned chalice over the years. Indeed, since the days of Martin O’Neill, Villa fans have not had too much to cheer about. Gerard Houllier unfortunately suffered with his health, Alex McLeish was a disaster and Paul Lambert was not much better.
Things seemed to be turning a corner with Sherwood, as they avoided relegation last season and reached the FA cup final. However, a poor start to this season, coupled with the losses of Christian Benteke and Fabian Delph, means it is the same old story for Villa.
Here are five possible candidates for the hotseat
Hit Sherwood below to see FIVE candidates to replace the recently departed boss.
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