FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2006 file photo, Lyon's coach Gerard Houllier reacts during their Group E Champions League soccer match against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid. Houllier has reportedly agreed a two-year contract to become manager of Aston Villa, L'Equipe newspaper reported Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010 on its website. (AP Photo/Jasper Juinen, File)

Photo by: JASPER JUINEN

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2006 file photo, Lyon's coach Gerard Houllier reacts during their Group E Champions League soccer match against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid. Houllier has reportedly agreed a two-year contract to become manager of Aston Villa, L'Equipe newspaper reported Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010 on its website. (AP Photo/Jasper Juinen, File)