The talented Aston Villa youngster Keirnan Davis, who recently put pen to paper and signed a new long-term dealt the club has revealed he is feeling no pressure after being asked to step in up front for the injured Kodja, reports HITC

Davis told the club’s official website: “I’m leading the line now with Jonathan Kodjia out through injury, but I don’t really feel the pressure.

“The increased game time can only be a good thing for me; it means I’ll get more chances to show what I can do.

“My next target is to remain consistent and score some more goals.”

Kodja is set to be sidelined for several months after having to undergo surgery on his ankle, meaning Davis’ role will now to be leading the line, rather than being the supportive striker that he is used to.

Having only scored twice in 15 Championship games, and not scoring in his last 8 appearances, Davis will be looking to improve his goalscoring form as manager Steve Bruce will be expecting better than that as they head into the hectic festive period.