McCormack arrived at Aston Villa in the summertime of 2016 for £12million following two a success spells at Fulham and Leeds.
The Scotland global used to be tasked with firing Aston Villa again to the Premier League at the primary time of asking, however failed to seek out his toes at Villa Park.
The 31-year-old, who scored 100 targets blended for Leeds and Fulham, most effective discovered the again of the web 3 times in 24 outings for Villa.
And after falling out with manger Steve Bruce, McCormack used to be ultimate month offloaded to A-League outfit Melbourne City on mortgage till January.
“I’m not the kind of guy who wants to basically collect money and do nothing,” McCormack instructed Fox Sports Australia.
“I have at all times mentioned I sought after to come back to Australia or the MLS to play.
“And I believe it is in reality a blessing in cover that it is come this early, now not if you end up coming to the top and you’ll be able to’t make an have an effect on.
“It’s been a crisis [at Villa]. There’s no two techniques about it. I scored 4 targets and performed one thing like 25 video games.
“If you glance at the 5 years ahead of that I used to be averaging over 50 video games a season and most certainly over 20 targets.
“I believe maximum avid gamers have a dip of their careers, expectantly that used to be mine. I am not a foolish little boy now, I do know there is a bit to end up.
“And I do know what other folks might be pondering, as a result of I have learn it on my social media, that ‘his perspective is not nice’.
“But I used to be membership captain at Leeds, membership captain at Fulham. If you have got a nasty perspective you are now not getting the ones honours. So my message is that I am right here to do issues proper.”