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MetiNews.Com - Aston Villa news | The Villans made the decision to replace their director of football
Breaking News ! Aston Villa's biggest decision of the summer so far has been to replace outgoing technical director Jesus Garcia 'Suso' Pitarch with Copenhagen supremo Johan Lange. Pitarch departed the Villa during the week after a mixed spell at Villa Park - with plenty of criticism aimed at the club's recruitment during his reign. Sign up for our Villa newsletter with your email in the box at the top of the page or click here Read More Related Articles 'Dream a little' - Ten sensational strikers Aston Villa could sign this summer Read More Related Articles 'Worst I've ever known them' - Prince William makes Aston Villa admission Suso joined Villa as a highly-rated and well reputed director, and while there have been some successes (arguably most of his recruits have increased in value since signing), fans and pundits alike have found plenty of room to critique Pitarch's methods. Former Villan Darren Bent didn't hold back at all when asked about the outgoing director. "Their recruitment last summer was awful so I’m not surprised he got the chop because it was absolutely awful," said Bent speaking to Football Insider.
. Samatta’s come in, hardly scored any goals, they’ve struggled in areas and they’ve lacked real depth in quality. "You’ve got to say who’s picking these players up, who’s saying these players will succeed at Aston Villa? It’s not been very good so I’m not surprised that’s the case. Villa need a real overhaul." In charge of that 'overhaul' will be Lange, who helped guide Copenhagen to success while netting massive profits.
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