Jordan Ayew on the forward options for Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood

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The forward is anticipating good things for the side once their new signings have gelled.

Speaking to the club’s official website, Aston Villa forward Jordan Ayew says the options up front now available to manager Tim Sherwood is a good thing for him.

The Villains have been busy this summer bringing in a number of new faces, with Ayew and Rudy Gestede, as well as Scott Sinclair, all boosting their numbers up front following the departure of Christian Benteke.

That means Sherwood now has several different styles and options available to him, and Ayew says that is a good thing, while highlighting what each forward brings to the table.

“We all have our individual abilities and qualities - and this is good for the manager. He has good options,” he told avfc.co.uk.

“Rudy [Gestede] is strong, big and carries a tremendous quality in the air. Gabby [Agbonlahor] has unbelievable pace Scott [Sinclair] is very tricky and can create something from nothing. I know my qualities and I know what I can do for my team. I am confident I will hit my highest level.”

Ayew is the latest in a number of players who have arrived in the Premier League from France in recent seasons, with several of Villa’s signings this summer having come from Ligue 1.

The lure of both the money and better football has obviously proven too difficult to turn down, although it will naturally take some time before the players become adapted to the intensity of England’s top flight.

And Ayew says he is very pleased to be given the chance to ply his trade in England, anticipating the side will do well once they have gelled.

“I am very, very pleased to have been given the opportunity to play here in England, it's been a dream come true,” he added.

“The intensity of the game here is incredible. That's something I have really noticed. You need some time to know each other. We are adapting ourselves to the Premier League. But given time, I am confident we will do very well.”

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