It doesn’t exactly strike you as the match made in heaven, and the man in question’s assertion that the ‘privacy’ afforded by the English tabloids is one of the main attractions of the job takes a bit of convincing, but to see Diego Armando Maradona managing Aston Villa would be a joy to behold. If you thought that Blackpool’s opening day victory at Wigan was exciting, then think of that times a thousand.
It’s now all down to Randy Lerner and Villa to decide on the diminutive Argentinian. What might be the first thing you provide Mr Maradona with? A pet monkey, and plenty of cans of Coca-Cola – the turbo-charged variety. Read more.