We have all asked what Michael Henke with his fantastic record can bring us.
When he was appointed he was seen as a fantastic and high profile signing. The kind of chief scout we have been crying out for in years, the type of scout we needed if costs were to be kept down.
However the paper Donau Kurier is reporting he will soon be assistant coach of FC Ingolstadt 04
I am very disappointed at this news as his reputation was very strong and it seems like a sidewards step for him (maybe he prefers day to day involvement with players ??). I would hope this does not signal Lerner once again going back on his word and not funding the scouting system that is needed.
This does not seem to have been picked up on the general Villa forums, blogs etc (they will now !!) and thanks to @SteLewis84 @maradona_avfc10 on Twitter for informing us of this news.
Lets hope we can find an equally qualified replacement for Henke and more importantly he needs the funds to do his job.