Diego Maradona's ex-agent tried to get Argentine Aston Villa's coaching job in 2010

Diego Maradona's ex-agent tried to get Argentine Aston Villa's coaching job in 2010

- Diego Maradona was linked with a move to Premier League side Aston Villa in 2010

- That was after the late football legend took Argentina to the World Cup as coach

- Maradona did not go to the Premier League as he instead took over at Al Wasl

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Diego Maradona's former agent Walter Soriano has revealed how the Argentine football great could have managed in the Premier League after been linked with Aston Villa.

Despite his superb skills and goal-scoring sense, Diego Maradona never played or managed in the Premier League throughout his lifetime.

The former Barcelona striker died last week Wednesday after suffering heart attack and has been buried in a private ceremony in Argentina.

According to the report on Sun, Walter Soriano claimed then that Diego Maradona was very attracted to the English football.

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"Maradona is very attracted to English football and the way of life in your country and I know he would be very willing to move there.
"He loves the English countryside and your respect for privacy, so he would be very happy there, especially at a big club like Aston Villa.
"Diego is currently talking with a number of clubs in Europe - including another one in England - about a management role and is looking at his options carefully."
Diego Maradona in action as a player
Diego Maradona's ex-agent reportedly wanted him to be Aston Villa manager in 2010. Photo by Jean-Yves Ruszniewski
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Argentina people will never forget Diego Maradona because of how he helped his nation to win the 1986 World Cup.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how one of the nurses who were employed to look on Diego Maradona reportedly claimed that she lied about the information she gave on checking the Argentine legend before he died.

Diego Maradona's death came a shocking one for all football fraternities in the world considering how he was able to change the face of soccer during his active playing time.

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The world was made to understand that Diego Maradona suffered a heart attack while sleeping in his house and failed to regain consciousness before he passed on.

After having a successful operation, Diego Maradona's family decided to employ some nurses who were monitoring his health status from morning till night.

According to the latest report, a nurse who was on night shift told private medial firm Medidom that she had checked Diego Maradona by 6.30am in the morning and claimed the Argentine was breathing well.

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