New manager Tim Sherwood Aston Villa
Birmingham – Aston Villa have a new manager. Villa has been officially appointed as manager Tim Sherwood, replace Paul Lambert who was fired in the middle of this week.
Sherwood has agreed a contract with Villa until the end 20017-18. Even so, Sherwood will not directly lead Christian Benteke et al. for the FA Cup fifth round match cons Leicester City on Sunday. The work will be handled first by the main team coach Scott Marshall.
Villa became the first team 46-year-old man since leaving Tottenham Hotspur in May 2014. Previously, Sherwood had been linked to replace the position of manager Harry Redknapp left at QPR.
“A great honor to address one of the biggest teams in English football,” Sherwood said in the Guardian. “I can not wait to get started and I am so looking forward to the challenge here.”
The Villans so sag under the direction of Lamber although had looked promising at the beginning of the season. Villa dragged into the red zone by occupying the 18th position standings results of five wins, seven draws and 13 defeats.
“When he came with all the frustration that we all suffer, we feel that a change that offers a positive approach, fresh, will be very good for the club,” said chairman Randy Lerner Villa.
“We are determined to build a football operation with a long-term vision and a commitment to the development of young talent. We strongly believe the team has a lot of quality to bring the best capabilities of our squad now and help us in building and developing the future,” said chief executive Tom Fox club.