The forward netted a classy strike in Sunday’s 3-0 derby win at West Brom.

He added a 2nd having actually set up Anwar El Ghazi’s early opener, with the Dutch forward likewise scoring a penalty 2 minutes from time.

Traore scored on his launching in the Carabao Cup at Bristol City in September after joining from Lyon for ₤ 17million however has actually had a hard time for form and physical fitness, although believes he is now prepared to carry out.

” When I came, I wasn’t fit enough. I worked hard with the staff to get my physical fitness back and then sadly I got injured in my first start,” he informed Vacation home TELEVISION.

” I had to strive to return into the team, and now I’m trying hard to do my best and make an influence on the team.

” I’m getting there. I’m getting fitter and fitter with each game.

” I came here to give what I can give the group, to mature as a gamer and to learn. To get assists and score goals is part of my job here.

” It was the ideal night for the team. I’m happy to score my very first objective for Aston Villa in the Premier League, but the most important thing was the 3 points.”

Vacation home are 3 points adrift of the top 5 with two video games in hand and they were provided help after Jake Livermore’s first-half dismissal.

The midfielder was sent, after a VAR review, for a late lunge on Jack Grealish, which left new manager Sam Allardyce fuming and suggesting Livermore might not get the captaincy back when he returns from suspension.

Albion are second from bottom and Allardyce wants to see more from his side.

” We require to know how to battle and have a combating spirit to get out of this position,” he said.

” We are a group that are going to need to battle our way out.

” We might require a more battling approach playing a particular style of football to get the points we need to get out of difficulty.

” I believe the 10 guys that were left on the pitch, I’ll provide some credit too for the quantity of work they have put in. When it’s 10 v 11, it is extremely challenging.”