Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov says the arrival of new manager Gerard Houllier has the club buzzing.
Petrov admits he's excited at the change of direction now Houllier, who won six trophies at Anfield, is here.
He said: "I was looking forward to meeting him. He came in and was very positive. He's got a different way of speaking to players and he's got his own ideas, but every manager is different.
"He knows what he wants and the way he wants to play. A big manager like that, you listen and try to do what he wants."