Garde was in charge of Villa for 147 days between November and March of last season.
Rémi Garde (born 3 April 1966) is a French professional football coach and former player.
Remi Garde has explained that he was interested in a return to Arsenal a couple of years ago.
The Frenchman is on the shortlist should Bordeaux move on Ulrich Rame.
Both men are up for the general manager role at Lyon.
The Frenchman still has a good reputation in his homeland.
According to speculation in France, Remi Garde is set to take over at former club Strasbourg in the summer.
The Frenchman did not enjoy success at Aston Villa.
The Frenchman was sacked by the club last week after a dismal spell in charge.
Remi Garde parted company with Aston Villa last week.
Aston Villa and Derby County can debate all day long who had the worst boss...
Remi Garde has been unable to guide Aston Villa away from danger.
Reports recently claimed that the Villa squad had split into two camps as senior players openly questioned the departed Remi Garde's leadership.
Le 10 Sport claim that the Premier League side were ready to activate his €10 million (£7m) St Etienne release clause.
Manager Remi Garde has been left decidedly short of attacking options for Saturday's visit of Norwich City.
Aston Villa are reportedly pursuing Christophe Galtier.
Jamie Redknapp thinks Remi Garde could enjoy success at Aston Villa next season.
Aston Villa are reportedly lining up Eric Black to take interim charge once Remi Garde's departure has been confirmed.
Aston Villa are reportedly interested in Anderlecht boss Besnik Hasi.
The BBC pundit disagrees with the Aston Villa manager over his treatment of the young midfielder.
The 29-year-old Colombian has already been singled out by his new boss as a key player for Villa's survival bid.