Gerard Houllier Dies at 73
The year 2020 will surely be remembered for the number of great sportsmen that died. The world of football has not recovered from the death Diego Maradona now Former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier has been reported died after a long battle with sickness.
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The 73-year-old was in charge of the Merseyside outfit between 1998 and 2004 and won six titles for them both domestically and on the continent, none of which was a Premier League silverware.
Gerard Houllier had his most successful year at Anfield when he led them to win a treble in the 2000-01 season. They won the UEFA Cup, the FA Cup, and the EFL title.
He didn’t only manage Liverpool he also managed English Premier League side Aston Villa for one-year between 2010 and 2011 having joined them from French League side, Lyon.
It was also gathered that the actual cause of the former Liverpool and Paris Saint-German death has not yet been known but he was said to have been in and out of the hospital.
It was gathered that he had a heart problem. In spite of the above, French radio station, RMC sport and sports newspaper L’Equipe claim Houllier died after having a heart operation in Paris.
The problem did not just start recently as it was reported that far back 2000-01 he was said to have been rushed to the hospital after suffering a vascular problem during a Premier League match against Leeds United.
He was in the hospital approximately 11 hours of open-heart surgery in the theatre after suffering heart conditions known as ‘dissection of the aorta’.