Ian Taylor explains the Remi Garde quality he is most impressed with

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The Aston Villa favourite has heaped praise on the manager already.

Ian Taylor says he is already highly impressed with Aston Villa boss Remi Garde, according to the club's official website.

And the former Villa man believes the Frenchman's calmness is his best quality.

Garde inherited a side sitting at the bottom of the Premier League table and will likely need to show a certain degree of patience to keep the Midlands outfit. But he looks like he could have it in abundance.

Taylor told the Villa site: "First off, I'd like to talk about the new boss - and how impressed I've been with him already. Remi looks very controlled.

"He looks like a deep thinker about the game. He looks measured when he talks and it doesn't appear that anything will faze him.

"He's a cool and calm customer. You need that in the situation we're in - you don't want any panic to set in and that comes from the manager."

Garde takes his Aston Villa charges to Everton after the international break, with Roberto Martinez's men in decent form ahead of the Premier League clash.

After that comes a home clash against Watford, which Garde may be more hopeful of earning all three points from.

Villa are currently five points off safety and three points off 18th-placed Bournemouth. After one game at Villa Park, the Frenchman looks as though he can get a back four organised rather well - but the biggest challenge facing him might be what Tim Sherwood and Paul Lambert, in particular, struggled with: getting Aston Villa to score goals.

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