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Next Manager Links Begin - Paul Lambert?

Next Manager Links Begin - Paul Lambert?

The Sun have an exclusive by Charlie Wyett saying that Aston Villa are looking at Norwich boss Paul Lambert as a possible replacement for the current incumbent Alex McLeish.

Safety or not, the Club will review McLeish`s tenure at the end of the season, having backed him for the remaining three games v WBA, Spurs and Norwich.

I think the conclusion from the Sun that draw isn`t unreasonable after just one win in 13! lol Actually, scrub the lol, it isn`t funny!

The report says Norwich would fight to keep Lambert but if he left, they`d turn to either Malky Mackay or Chris Hughton.

Must admit, what with me being a genius and all, I said we should have had Hughton last year. What a shame we didn`t eh?!

Funnily enough, a Norwich fan came into 100% Villa forum saying that people their end were scared that Villa were coming in for Lambert. See: Click Here
Which manager would you have thread: Click Here

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Friday April 27 2012
Time: 11:26AM


celtic roots check, glasses check, polo shirt underneath sweatshirt check. Steely eyes check, yep, lambert is villa Messiah mark 2.
27/04/2012 11:41:00
why would he want to leave Norwich to manage in the championship?
27/04/2012 11:47:00
Exactly AVB&B... Why!
27/04/2012 11:55:00
this is the thing, if we survive they might keep eck. If we don`t someone like lambert won`t come here.
27/04/2012 11:58:00
We are reminded now and again that after taking advise within the game Randy Lerner appointed Mcleish.Well whoever it was that gave that advise Randy is going to cost you a huge amount of money if this club is relegated.The next man in is going to have a hard job whoever is appointed and just to prove the press wrong I am betting that many like myself would not mind Chris Hughton thought he was a good bet last year. Others including Lambert I am sure would do a decent job.
27/04/2012 12:22:00
I think if we approached Lambert it would be like Martinez last year, he won't leave Norwich yet. He has taken them very far and I believe he'd think he has unfinished business. Martinez is the best bet, I think he will be looking for a new challenge, he probably told Whelan one more season to give him time to plan. Also I think Randy would respect Martinez' decision to stick at Wigan a last summer therefore offer him again. And because you should always have a backup I'd have Poyet
27/04/2012 12:35:00
Lambert Martinez or the tea lady dont care now just get Mcmuppet out!!!!!!
27/04/2012 12:37:00
Can we secretly employ Lambert in 2 weeks time so he can start by playing a team of 6 against us with maybe Grant Holt in nets? If you want the job Paul then please dont send us down!!
Chelt Villan
27/04/2012 12:47:00
lol Chelt nice angle but I wouldnt bet on us scoring even then Mcleish would play 10 back in case Holty dribbles out of his area.
27/04/2012 13:00:00
its a cunning plan to stop us going down ,,,we should offer the job to the managers of wba and spuds just in case.......19
paul muldrew
27/04/2012 13:21:00
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