Aston Villa signing Philippe Senderos is ready to make his debut.
Senderos is set to feature for the first time in a Villa shirt when they take on FC Dallas tomorrow.
And he said: "It feels great to have joined up with the squad and I'm genuinely looking forward to the challenge ahead.
"Being out here in the United States will definitely benefit us as a group and it will be an opportunity for myself and the two other players who have just come to Villa, Joe Cole and Kieran Richardson, to get to know our new team-mates much better.
"The climate will be warm and conditions perfect for training and the competition from the two MLS teams we're playing will be really good as they're in the middle of their season.
"I've had a break following the World Cup, which was something fantastic to be involved in, and I'm really excited about the season ahead."
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