Ghana striker Jordan Ayew will train with Aston Villa on Christmas Day ahead of their Boxing Day meeting against West Ham United.
The club has announced there will not be any christmas cheer as the side regroup for a rigorous training session on December 25.
RÃ©mi Garde updates: The players will train on Christmas Day and then stay with families – with family you can find strength. #AVFC
— Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) December 22, 2015
Ayew has emerged as a standout performer for the struggling side after scoring four goals in eight games so far.
The Ghana international delivered another fine display against Newcastle United where he grabbed the much-needed equalizer in the vital stalemate at the St James Park.
It appears there will not holiday for players of the bottom-placed side as they will train on Christmas day, just a day before their home fixture against West Ham United.
Fans are relying on the 24-year-old to mastermind their great escape from relegation.
Villa are firmly rooted at the bottom with a paltry seven points from 17 games.
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