6 Things Villa Fans Need to Know about Remi Garde

The season did not begin happily for Villa under Sherwood (image: skysports.com)

The season did not begin happily for Villa under Sherwood (image: skysports.com)

The Premier League’s managerial merry-go-round is now as much a part of English football as the Boxing Day fixture list and foreign managers moaning about the Boxing Day fixture list, and this week it has been Aston Villa who have decided another change in the dugout was needed.

Tim Sherwood was given his marching orders last weekend by the West Midlands club who face being relegated from the Premier League for the very first time, and the Villains are all set to appoint 49 year old Frenchman Remi Garde as his replacement. For those Villa fans – or any other Premier League followers – who don’t know much about Garde, the following are six crucial facts about the Premier League’s newest boss that just might give a clue or two about his upcoming tenure at Villa Park.