Aston Villa signing Jores Okore is eager to kickoff his Villa Park career.

Okore is relishing reporting to pre-season training next week and looking forward to playing at Villa Park.

"It's going to be exciting to play at Villa Park - I can't wait," said Okore, who will meet his new team-mates for the first time on Monday.

"The culture of English football is great.

"Our home stadium has a great atmosphere in every game. I can't wait to get together with the fans.''