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Six outside the box candidates to be the next Aston Villa manager

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This is not serious. You've been warned. If you take this seriously, it's your own fault.

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It appears that Aston Villa may be looking for a new manager very soon. This may be unfair to publish with Tim Sherwood still in a job, but the rumours are out there that he has only two games to save himself. There are names out there being linked with the Villa job should Sherwood go, but they are the ones you would expect considering who's available. I thought I'd do a bit of a deeper dive in trying to find someone who should take over at Villa.

Sean Dyche

The Burnley manager did an admirable job in trying to keep the Clarets up last season considering the talent he had. This would admittedly be similar to when Villa chose Paul Lambert, but I think Dyche has earned another shot at the Premier League. I wouldn't be upset if Villa were the club to give him it.

Mark Warburton

Warburton nearly led Brentford to a very unexpected promotion to the Premier League last year before he left at the end of the season. He now has Rangers absolutely flying at the top of the Scottish Championship table. It would be a huge risk to take someone who has never managed in any top flight anywhere, but he's succeeded everywhere he's been.

Tony Pulis

Who better to take over Villa than the noted survival specialist. I'm more that sure he would be willing to leave whatever club he's at now to take over.

Béla Guttman

The Hungarian has managed dozens of teams in several countries on a couple different continents and has had success at most of them. He led Benfica to two European Cup triumphs, a feat which the Portuguese club has yet to replicate. The cons are that he won't stick around long, may anger the higher ups at the club, and has been dead for 34 years.

Gun Goat

This heavily-armed goat and occasional 7500 to Holte contributor has been angling for the Villa job for years now. His methods are unorthodox but his results are guaranteed.

José Mourinho

He's probably going to be out of a job soon, might as well give him a look.

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