After struggling Aston Villa sacked their manager Steve Bruce on Wednesday, fans have taken to Twitter to call for his replacement.
Many Villa fans want Premier League legend Thierry Henry to take over at Villa Park, with many bookmakers having him favourite to take over.
The Frenchman is currently assistant coach for the Belgium national team under Roberto Martinez, and although he recently signed a new contract, he may be tempted by the offer of managing a club with the prestige of Aston Villa. The former striker helped take Belgium to third place in this year’s World Cup, but surely would want to move above his current rank.
After leading Villa to the play offs last year, Bruce has only managed three wins out of his opening 11 matches, and that was deemed not good enough for the board.
This is what the fans had to say:
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— Gunning For Glory (@ForGunning) October 3, 2018
who knows who will get the jobid give terry or Henry a chance I would
— jack cole (@jackfcole) October 3, 2018
Thierry Henry should seriously look at Aston Villa. Will be a good club to start his fledgling coaching career
— SoleProvider عبد الرزاق (@mideyshittu) October 3, 2018
be nice to get Thierry Henry but be better to get Sam allardyce @AVFCOfficial
— torbayranger (@torbayranger) October 3, 2018
Terry or Henry would get the place bouncing….either of those would need a decent coach though as our players look bereft of any kind of tactical coaching
— Seamus O Robson (@SeamusORobson) October 3, 2018
Announce King Thierry Henry.
— JE SUIS MESUT OZIL (@Alleza_Alleza) October 3, 2018
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Bye Brucey at #Villa. Sad but inevitable. Who’s next? Henry? A champagne manager needs a champagne budget. I’d go for Brentford’s Dean Smith. He’s positive, a true Claret and Blue and went to school with my Missus so he knows all about dealing with demanding Brummies #VTID #UTV
— Gary Phelps (@Midlands_editor) October 3, 2018
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