Aaron Tshibola excited be initial conversations with Aston Villa's Roberto Di Matteo

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Aaron Tshibola joined Aston Villa from Reading earlier this summer.

Tottenham's Etienne Capoue is brought down by Reading's Aaron Tshibola (R) for a penalty

Aaron Tshibola has told Aston Villa’s official website that he has already had some good conversations with Roberto Di Matteo.

Tshibola moved to Villa from Reading earlier in the summer, and Di Matteo has wasted no time introducing the midfielder to the group.

Tshibola has been training with Villa on their pre-season our of Austria, and he has also impressed on his initial showings in pre-season.

Everton's Leon Osman and Reading's Aaron Tshibola jump for a header

And the central-midfielder said: “I have had good conversations with Roberto already.

“He’s a very positive man. His history speaks for itself.

“He can’t wait for me to get started this season and neither can I.”

Tshibola is one of three signings that Villa have made this summer, alongside Tommy Elphick and Pierluigi Gollini.

The youngster is predicted to have an important role to play at Villa, with Di Matteo looking to strengthen Villa’s midfield.

New manager Roberto Di Matteo poses after the press conference

Tshibola caught the eye with his performances at Reading over last campaign, and he knows the Championship well.

The Claret and Blues are currently one of the favourites to be promotion this season.

Villa’s season gets underway with a match against Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.

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