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.
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."