Kevin MacDonald is keen to work with Gerard Houllier at Aston Villa.
Yesterday, during Jamie Carragher's testimonial, Anfield was abuzz with talk of Houllier returning to the Premier League. The Frenchman was in England for the game.
The Mail on Sunday says Houllier refused to be drawn on whether or not he would be prepared to work with caretaker Villa manager MacDonald.
But it is understood that there would be no problem with MacDonald continuing at Villa Park.