Aaron Tshibola has expressed his joy on Twitter, after representing Aston Villa for the first time.
Tshibola was selected to start in Villa’s midfield, during their friendly match against Worcester.
The central-midfielder played for 45 minutes, and he was delighted to be back in action.
"First 45 mins in months," he wrote. "What a feeling it was to be back out there doing what I love! In the claret and blue. Fans were unreal! #UTV #godisgood."
First 45 mins in months! What a feeling it was to be back out there doing what I love! In the… https://t.co/4MP4NBEtN0— Aaron Tshibola (@AaronTshibola) July 17, 2016
Tshibola’s is Villa’s most expensive signing of the summer to date, after arriving from Reading.
The Claret and Blues ran out 5-1 winners over Worcester, with Roberto Di Matteo’s side putting in an accomplished performance against the non-league opposition.
Tshibola’s display earned praise from Villa fans, with most the reaction on Twitter being positive towards him.
Tshibola is expected to have a key role to play for the Claret and Blues next term, as they aim for promotion.
Villa’s first match of the Championship season comes against Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.