Jordan Veretout delighted by Remi Garde's arrival at Aston Villa

Remi Garde has failed to win any of his first 10 matches in charge of Aston Villa.

Aston Villa midfielder Jordan Veretout has been quoted by L'Equipe saying that the arrival of Remi Garde has been a huge positive for him.

Garde has not won any of his first 10 fixtures in charge of Villa, but Veretout is delighted that Tim Sherwood has been replaced.

The French midfielder says that he had difficulties communicating with Sherwood, and the appointment of his compatriot has enabled him to settle in at Villa Park much better.

"I heard that he had confidence in me but in the end, I was on the bench every weekend,” the central midfielder said.

"I didn't have an explanation, and it's been hard to talk, especially with the language barrier. I didn't have any dialogue with him, I didn't understand and I still don't understand. When I played, I thought I performed well... The arrival of Garde as coach was beneficial for me.”

Veretout’s words have been backed up by his performances of late, as he has improved in recent weeks.

The 22-year-old has been a key player for the Villains since Garde took charge, and he seems to have established his place in the heart of their midfield.

Veretout has now played 16 times for Villa, and he has shown signs of promise - despite his side’s disastrous start.

Villa have now failed to win any of their last 19 Premier League matches, and they are 11 points away from safety - leaving their chances of survival looking extremely bleak.

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