Houllier pens three-year Villa contract
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New Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier has pledged his services to the Midlands club for three years after signing a contract today.

He revealed at his press conference ahead of Wednesday's League Cup tie with Blackburn that he had shaken hands with club owner Randy Lerner on the contract.

Former Liverpool manager Houllier, 63, will take charge of his first Premier League game for more than six years when Villa face Wolves at Molineux on Sunday.