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Houllier *Has* To Have Transfers Before Judgement

Houllier *Has* To Have Transfers Before Judgement

I have one of those 'so what` feelings today.

According to James Nursey at The Mirror Gerard Houllier had a second bust up in training last week following the Richard Dunne fall out (see: Revolting Players At Villa? ).

This report, which backs up the rumours already circulating, says that the other player who had a go at the Villa boss was 33-year-old Habib Beye.

Aye... and? Really, so what? He wasn`t getting on with the former boss either, maybe he should look at his own form instead of the managers not picking him?! Not good enough, will be shipped out, next....!

Forum thread: Click Here (adult language blah blah blah..)

The report has an insider quoted saying that Houllier had set up an 8 aside and had told them no tackling or moaning!

"But Beye did not believe that this was to apply literally and was soon in dispute with the coaching staff. Habib gives his all in training and in every game. He was his usual competitive self and this was soon a problem stemming from a couple of offside decisions. There were some words exchanged and then Houllier ordered him to leave training. McAllister tried to speak to Beye as he was leaving but he was very upset."

James also says that no one from Villa would comment on the rumour, or that Houllier has also argued with Richard Dunne, Stephen Ireland and John Carew.

I`d be more worried if Houllier was arguing or having bust ups with 'his own` players as opposed to the previous managers squad...? He has to have time to get rid of those who don`t fit his plans and bring in those who do surely?

Brad Friedel said the points v WBA were crucial and added, "The young lads who have come in have done really well but to do it on a consistent basis for 10 or 12 games is a lot to ask. People are going to have to judge Gerard after he has had a couple of transfer windows and also once we have a full complement of players in the squad."

Seems level headed and fair that stance doesn`t it?

Full report: The Mirror

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Tuesday December 14 2010
Time: 11:43AM


oh no, what are we to do if Beye isn't available to play?! :( You can't help but wonder at some of these players, diddums ... didn't the nasty Frenchman let you tackle? Ahhhhh. How old are you again and how much do you own?
The Fear
14/12/2010 11:46:00
Perhaps Beye would be in a better position if he gave "his all" when picked, instead of saving it for 8 aside friendly/training games.....
14/12/2010 11:53:00
When he has made signings? Four young players already signed, plus Pires. That's 5 already - anyone else see a direction here already?
14/12/2010 12:03:00
How about sell them all...Who do they think they are, just get on with training and do it on the pitch you overpaid mugs.
14/12/2010 12:20:00
Who cares about these players?they are the dross that o`neill brought in and we all thought were dodgy signings anyway.
14/12/2010 12:36:00
Time to get rid of Beye, Ireland, Dunne, Carew and anyone else who has a problem about being professional about his job that the gets paid way too much for from AVFC considering what they are bringing in return! Beye is rubbish and Ireland and Carew donĀ“t seem to care anyways.
14/12/2010 12:40:00
Dunnr was a roc last season dont know whats happened to him but beye, ireland and carew they look lost when they are playing
14/12/2010 13:06:00
Carew was a brilliant deal when we got him for Baros, Dunne was a very astute signing and up till this season was one of our best and most consistent players, Ireland wasn't a MON signing but another former city player of the year and EPL player of the year contender, losing out to Ash. So, no, I didn't think at the time they were dodgy signings at all. Beye is rubbish and a different matter. Now they are either past their best or at least not happy so probably time for them to move on.
Elmo Grub
14/12/2010 13:38:00
Sunday Monday Habib Beye...Tuesday Wednesday Habib Beye...Thursday Friday Habib Beye...on your way, you wont play....
14/12/2010 14:13:00
Beye needs to go but you know what I didnt think Irelands was going to be that much of a bad player I would have thought he would have had a point to prove to man city just like richard dunne last season fair enough city literally escorted him out of eastlands so why not show at villa what eastlands are missing he got plenty of experience. As for GH his days have got to be numbered Kevin Macdonald was always the man for me and I did think up until the liverpool saga with GH, GH should of been D.O.F but he only would of stuck his nose in with KM sayin "At liverpool we did it like this" we probably would of lost KM aswell. look how well players responded to KM. I guess losing 6-0 to the geordies didnt help just a thought
14/12/2010 15:15:00
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