Former Villa Forward Yorke Meets Wes Edens

Former forward in the Aston Villa outfit mentioned meeting the Club’s co-owner in New York. After replacing John Terry as the assistant head coach, he met Wes Edens in New York. John Terry stepped down as the assistant back in July 2021 to spend time with family and balance a career as a head manager.

Yorke notes that Wes made time for them to meet in New York, and he notes that Wes is a man with a vision for Aston Villa and making sure Aston Villa gets to the Champions League level. Yorke notes that he was impressed that Dean Smith chose a different direction, and he wished Smith all the best. Smith was sacked and replaced by Gerrard Steven. On Aston Villa’s management Aaron Danks the former Anderlecht coach, joined Villa’s ranks before the season started while O’Kelly Richard stepped down.

 

Yorke on Race issue

For Yorke landing a manager’s job, he highlights that his problems are still there. The former striker further added that he would not get an interview even if Sir Alex Ferguson chipped in and helped. Fifty-year-old Yorke also says that race is essential in getting interviews; he even told Sky Sports that he did not get a reply from Villa after applying to replace Smith As the primary team coach.

Additionally, Yorke notes that he speaks a lot with McClaren and is warned from being a manager. McClaren keeps asking why but Yorke says he is fit for the job. Yorke says he is ready to take up the Managers challenge to boost his football management career. Yorke further states that winning several outfits has played under great managers. Yorke is also formerly a top player during his era, and now he wants to showcase his management skills.

 

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