The Socceroos midfielder will link up with Villa next week when it reports back for pre-season training after signing a pre-contract agreement in March while still a player with AZ.
The 28-year-old, who has won 53 caps for
Holman told the Wolverhampton Express and Star: "The way they play in
"I also know about what a good goalkeeper
"He gave Australians a good name at
Sydney-born Holman, who can also operate as a second striker, joined Feyenoord in 2002 before moving to AZ four years later and was part of its 2008-2009 title winning team.
He was part of
Tommy Oar is aiming to parlay a breakout season for FC Utrecht into a telling contribution for his country as Australia faces its FIFA 2014 World Cup destiny next month.