Villa go for Lange

The Daily Telegraph - Business - - Football -

As­ton Villa have ap­pointed Jo­han Lange as their sport­ing direc­tor, af­ter the dis­missal of Je­sus Gar­cia Pitarch. Lange is leav­ing his role as tech­ni­cal direc­tor at FC Copen­hagen to take a sim­i­lar po­si­tion at Villa af­ter the club se­cured a sec­ond sea­son in the Premier League. Pitarch was sacked on Mon­day, 24 hours af­ter the 1-1 draw at West Ham which se­cured safety, amid scru­tiny over player sign­ings and club strat­egy.

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