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Aston Villa will not be rushed into making a decision over who will replace Gerard Houllier as manager.

Hughes ruled out as new Villa manager after leaving Fulham

Mark Hughes is not expected to be appointed the new Aston Villa manager despite having exercised the break clause in his two-year Fulham contract last night to make a surprise departure from the club.

Young and Downing to follow Houllier out of the door at Villa

While talks continued yesterday over a resolution to end Gérard Houllier's short reign as Aston Villa manager, both Ashley Young and Stewart Downing signalled that they will be leaving the club this summer.

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Steve McClaren has warned Manchester City that, despite scoring his first Premier League goal on Monday night, it will take time for Edin Dzeko to find his feet in England.

Liverpool target Diego happy at Wolfsburg

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McClaren warns City: Dzeko may struggle for rest of the season

Steve McClaren, the manager who sanctioned Edin Dzeko's £27m sale to Manchester City, believes the striker may not reach his peak until next season, a conclusion that Dzeko's current manager Roberto Mancini badly needs to see the Bosnian disprove in the fight for a top-four Premier League place.

Steve McClaren turns attention to management return

Former England manager Steve McClaren is looking forward to returning to football management after being sacked by Wolfsburg on Monday.

McClaren is sacked as Wolfsburg battle to save their season

The former England manager Steve McClaren parted company with Wolfsburg yesterday following a string of poor results. The German club's 1-0 defeat by Hannover on Saturday was their second in a row and continued a miserable sequence of one win in 11 in the Bundesliga. In 21 games at the helm, McClaren managed just five wins.

Steve McClaren sacked by Wolfsburg

Steve McClaren has today parted company with German side Wolfsburg following a string of poor results.

Tuncay completes Wolfsburg move

Tuncay has completed his move from Stoke to Wolfsburg.

McClaren survives despite Wolfsburg's cup shock

Steve McClaren has been given a vote of confidence by Wolfsburg and will still be their coach after the winter break next month despite their poor start to the season. Speculation mounted on Wednesday that McClaren was about to be sacked after Wolfsburg, languishing in 13th in the Bundesliga, were knocked out of the German Cup by second division Energie Cottbus.

Liverpool target Clint Dempsey not for sale insist Fulham

Fulham manager Mark Hughes is adamant top scorer Clint Dempsey will not be leaving the club in the January transfer window.

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