Westwood hails Villa strength

Ashley Westwood has been impressed by Aston Villa's summer recruitment, with the new boys being backed to shine.

Last Updated: 05/09/14 at 13:34 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Sky Bet Championship: Steve Clarke hopes to recall Glenny Murray for Reading after win

Post comment

Steve Clarke is hoping to keep Glenn Murray at Reading after his loan deal expired following the 2-1 win over Norwich.

Premier League: QPR boss Harry Redknapp is planning for January transfer window

Post comment

QPR boss Harry Redknapp admitted he needs to strengthen his squad after his side's 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace.

All Articles

Ashley Westwood: Sees good times ahead a

Ashley Westwood: Sees good times ahead a

Tom Cleverley was the last addition to the ranks at Villa Park, with a loan move completed after the transfer deadline had passed.

He will bring added creativity and international quality to Paul Lambert’s side, helping to complement the talent already on the books.

Westwood is convinced the England man will prove to be a shrewd acquisition, with Villa looking to build on a promising start to the season which has delivered seven points from three fixtures.

He told the club’s official website: “I believe there are good times ahead for this club and we’ve strengthened our group now with the arrival of Tom.

“He’s a really good player. I’ve met him this week and, even from that first day, you can just tell that he’s a top lad. I know he will fight right in.

“Overall, we’ve got two clean sheets – we almost made it three - and to do that in the Premier League is a real achievement.

“Ron Vlaar has come in off the back of a great World Cup and Phil Senderos has slotted right in.

“Alan Hutton has come back into the fray and Aly Cissokho has been fantastic back there too.

“I really feel we have a good squad.

“The gaffer’s brought in some experienced players now and all the young lads that were here two years ago have also got the experience of playing in the Premier League. There’s a real good balance now.”

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Premier League: Sam Allardyce accuses referee of guessing wrongly over disallowed Alex Song goal

Sam Allarydce criticised referee Neil Swarbrick for disallowing a goal after West Ham were defeated 2-1 by Arsenal.

Premier League: Arsene Wenger says Arsenal are showing signs of consistency after West Ham win

Arsene Wenger said Arsenal are heading in the right direction after seeing them hold on for a 2-1 win over West Ham.

Premier League: Newcastle overcome Everton 3-2 thanks to Papiss Cisse, Ayoze Perez and Jack Colback

Newcastle overcame Everton 3-2 at St James' Park thanks to goals from Papiss Cisse, Ayoze Perez and Jack Colback.

Mail Box

Van Gaal's Half-Term Report Card...

One Man United fan isn't happy with the rate the team is progressing under Louis van Gaal, while the mailbox also wishes Liverpool fans a Merry Mid-Table Christmas...

Hang On, Rafa's Success Is No Fluke...

The afternoon mailbox kicks the morning mailbox's arse after claims that Rafa Benitez has fluked his success. Plus, big talk about Liverpool's progress and lots more...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property