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Watch exclusive interview with El Ahmadi on AVTV now

El Ahmadi relishing "dictating games" after completing move to Villa El Ahmadi in 60 seconds: Every touch from Guadiana Cup
Watch exclusive interview with El Ahmadi on AVTV now

Karim El Ahmadi became Paul Lambert's first signing as new Villa boss - and immediately sat down with AVTV for an exclusive interview.

El Ahmadi put pen to paper before heading to Bodymoor Heath's interview room for a one-on-one with the club's in-house online television channel.

El Ahmadi's delight at the move was there for all to see as he smiled throughout the in-depth chat.

Click here to watch the interview now.

The 27-year-old discussed a host of topics as he was quizzed by presenter Jack Woodward.

He chatted about his excitement at the transfer and his feelings about being the first man to join the Lambert revolution in the transfer window.

He talked about his decision to swap Champions League football with Feyenoord for Barclays Premier League football with Villa.

He discussed how much he knew about Villa before the transfer and if he watched much of the club's matches during his downtime in Holland.

He chatted about his qualities as a footballer and those of fellow signing Brett Holman, who he played against in the Eredivisie.

He discussed the encounter with Villa for Feyenoord in the Guadiana Cup - and why he didn't play in the game.

He also chatted about the Moroccan connection, following in the footsteps of Moustapha Hadji and Hassan Kachloul.

Click here to watch the interview now.

By @AVFCOfficial 2nd July 2012
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