Ledesma comes on, and that gives you a sign and a learning straight away that a positive substitution can change the momentum of the game.” Ten years on, now a Premier League manager with Aston Villa developing England internationals – Jack Grealish, Tyrone Mings and now Ollie Watkins – that learning is a daily process. “It's been a progression, a journey that I've enjoyed.
The latest transfer news surrounds Luis Suarez to Aston Villa and Diego Carlos to Newcastle as some big names may be switching La Liga for the Premier League.
What he achieved north of the border was tremendous, as he guided Rangers to the Premiership title last term, doing so in unbeaten fashion. That was the biggest boon attached to his CV upon arriving...