Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov has no doubts of the quality of new manager Gerard Houllier.
When he does finally arrive, Petrov is looking forward to working with Houllier.
He said: "He has been at the top level for a long time.
"He managed Liverpool, had success, been manager of Lyon. He knows what he needs to do.
"We try to do our best for Kev because he has been at this club for a long time and has done a tremendous job."