Stiliyan Petrov jokes on Twitter about why he won't become Villa boss

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The Aston Villa hero has been discussing his chances of managing the club with another former Villan.

Stiliyan Petrov has joked to former Aston Villa defender Curtis Davies on Twitter that he won't be taking on the job of replacing Tim Sherwood because he is taking his golf more seriously these days.

Indeed, Davies, who has shown great interest in his ex-club on social media, asked the Villa icon if he would throw his hat into the ring - considering Dwight Yorke has already done so.

But Petrov was adamant he won't be applying for the role of being Aston Villa's next manager. And his reasoning, he joked, had a little something to do with trying to find the pin rather than the back of the net.

In all seriousness, if you do have the time on your hands, golf can become a time-consuming and rewarding habit. And, if you don't necessarily need the money, it can basically be a career in itself!

As for the Villa job, though, it does appear Remi Garde will succeed Sherwood - with Sky Bet among many others pricing the Frenchman as the favourite for the post.

That makes it difficult for plenty of Aston Villa fans to judge their prospective next manager, as few will realistically know what he is and isn't all about.

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