Robert Pires Offered Player-Coach Role At Aston Villa

Chris Wright

8th, November 2010

By Chris Wright

Weeks after turning down a dubious opportunity to end his career with Blue Square Premier side Crawley Town, it seems that Robert Pires is now set for a return to the Premier League just as his former boss Arsene Wenger prophesised .

The Daily Mail (via La Parisien ) are claiming that Pires will be joining the ‘French Revolution’ at Aston Villa, with manager Gerard Houllier willing to offer the 37-year-old winger a player-coach role at the club.

Speaking last month, Pires apparently said:

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