Aston Villa attacker Gabby Agbonlahor was delighted with his performance in victory at Arsenal.

With a good complement of friendly games under his belt, Agbonlahor admits he's ready for the campaign ahead.

He told Villa's website: "I think the big thing is getting a good pre-season under my belt.

"I missed out on virtually the whole pre-season last time out.

"I've had niggles over the past few years in pre-season. That has slowed me down. This time, I have got quite a few games under my belt.

"Being able to do that, I feel good and feel fit. I had a disappointing campaign two seasons ago and then the last two seasons have been better.

"It's nice to get off to a good start for this one too. But I won't get ahead of myself."

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