After a few days of rumours, Aston Villa announced having appointed English 47-year old Dean Smith, previously training Brentford, new first-team manager. Former Chelsea and English NT star John Terry (in the pic on the left), who played for Villans throughout last season, has been named assistant coach along.
We are delighted to announce the appointments of Dean Smith as our new Head Coach, John Terry as Assistant Coach and Jesus Garcia Pitarch as Sporting Director ??
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— Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) 10 ottobre 2018