The 19-year-old arrived at Villa Park in the summer from Spanish giants Barcelona and he has so far made three appearances for Tim Sherwood’s side, scoring one goal to date. They’re coming here to have a day out with their families – they want to be entertained and watch their team win football matches. But it’s the same Tim Sherwood they were singing the name of last season.
“If I was a fan I would be totally frustrated as well but I have to tell them that they should try being a manager and putting it right”. The struggle for Aston Villa means Ayew would have to work hard and stamp his authority on games to get desired playing time as his manager tries to find a solution to the poor run of form for his team. I can turn it around and I will’.
‘The more I see of the boys, lack of effort is not a problem, ‘ he said. At the moment it isn’t there. “I think it’s only right that I keep changing it because we’re not finding the wins”. I get paid to do that. But there are still so many points to be won.
This is sure to be a sixth successive season fighting relegation following a 37th defeat in 74 home Premier League games stretching back to December 2011.
He admitted: “I’m desperate to play so maybe we will have a look at it after the weekend and possibly drop down a level – on loan or something like that – just to play football”.