Many Aston Villa fans have responded to a tweet which shared a comment from former defender Martin Laursen on his love for the club, whilst he also admitted he would consider taking a coaching role at Villa Park.
After a lengthy career in Italian football with the likes of Hellas Verona, Parma and AC Milan, Laursen made a move towards the end of this playing days to Villa, signing in 2004 for a fee of £3m.
Captaining the side between 2008 and 2009, the former Denmark international made 84 Premier League appearances during his time at Villa Park.
Calling time to his playing career in 2009 and departing the Midlands, Laursen instantly began obtaining his coaching badges, which saw him spend time as a manager of BK Søllerød-Vedbæk.
That coaching experience has now opened up a potential future role and his latest comments have excited Villa fans, who would welcome the former defender back to the club.
Reacting to the tweet via @astonforza, fans responded with nothing but admiration for the Dane, whilst one admitted that they would happily let John Terry go to create space for Laursen on the coaching staff…
Laursen: ” Villa for me is my club, that’s where I have my heart. so obviously if I start doing something here (management) and start to prepare for a big job I would obviosuly consider Villa if they wanted me some day.” #avfc pic.twitter.com/33yfMoYP4u
— astonforza (@astonforza) April 23, 2020
I’d let John Terry go and put Laursen in his position in the blink of an eye. Terry has one love, Chelsea.
— Oxford EV Chargers (@OxfordEVCharger) April 23, 2020
Best player to ever wear the shirt.
— Posh Sidhu (@sidhu_posh) April 23, 2020
Would welcome Martin with open arms someday. Even now if it worked in some capacity with Deano – perhaps he’s the real missing link we need as defensive coach !!!
— Gav1827 (@GV18271) April 23, 2020
Terry can go then for Laursen
— (@BenAVFC98) April 23, 2020
Next season in the championship. Yes please
— jeff calvert (@jeffcalvert20) April 23, 2020
— BobV3 (@BobVee3) April 23, 2020
Top man! #UTV
— Graham Eva 〓〓 (@GreyEva1) April 23, 2020
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