English Premiership

Villa training 'electric'

2015-02-19 13:30
Tim Sherwood (AFP)

Cape Town - Aston Villa host Stoke City this weekend and midfielder Ashley Westwood says Tim Sherwood's arrival has lifted everyone.

Third-bottom Aston Villa will be hoping for a boost from new manager Tim Sherwood's first official game in charge and Westwood believes Sherwood's presence is lifting club morale.

"Training was electric," he said.

"Training was sharp, the lads were on it, if we carry that forward we will be fine. It has been good - the lads are all up for it.

"The gaffer has played at the top so hopefully he can give some good tips over.

"You can see that the way he is around the place, he is a strong character and I think that is going to be good for the team."


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