Stan Collymore describes Garde in three words, raises potential problem next season

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Stan Collymore has raised concerns about Aston Villa boss Remi Garde.

Pundit Stan Collymore has criticised Aston Villa boss Remi Garde, and thinks he would struggle to motivate his players next season - if he is still in charge.

Villa slumped to a 20th defeat of the Premier League season on Sunday, as two goals from Harry Kane handed Tottenham 2-0 win at Villa Park.

The result leaves Villa rooted to the bottom of the table and nine points adrift of safety, with relegation to the Championship drawing closer and closer by the week.

Villa were in the game in the first half and looked to have some energy in their play, but as soon as Kane opened the scoring, Garde's men retreated into their shell and never looked like mounting a fightback, just as they did against Manchester City a week earlier.

With just two Premier League wins since Garde's appointment in November, Villa haven't burst in to life under the Frenchman, and questions are being asked about whether he will still be in charge in the Championship next season, given his lack of experience in the division.

Now, boyhood fan and former Villa striker Stan Collymore has taken to Twitter to describe Garde in three words; defeated, uninspiring and uninspired.

Collymore also believes that, if Villa keep most of their squad for next season, Garde will have problems motivating them, having so far struggled to do so - and that's something the Villa hierarchy must strongly consider as they look to win promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking.

 

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