Birmingham news Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish 'out injured until May' MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - It had been hoped that Grealish could return to action last weekend but he did not feature in the Premier League victory over Fulham
Breaking News ! Aston Villa star Jack Grealish may not play again this month, according to reports. Grealish has missed Villa 's past seven matches as a result of a shin injury. The England international has not featured since the goalless draw away to Brighton & Hove Albion on February 13. It has been hoped that the influential attacking midfielder would be fit to return to action straight after the recent international break. However, was absent once again for Sunday's 3-1 Premier League victory over Fulham after suffering a setback. Speaking after the match, Villa boss Dean Smith said: "He just felt some discomfort (on Saturday) in training and we had to pull him out. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now "Listen, Jack wants to play more than anybody and when Jack tells you he's got a little bit of pain still then you have to take notice of it. "We erred on the side of caution with it and yes he's going to be a miss when he doesn't play because he brings so much to the team.
. "We working," he wrote, followed by bicep and cycling emojis, while tagging the club's strength and conditioning coach Oli Stevenson. However, The Sun is now reporting that Grealish has been ruled out of Saturday's match with Liverpool at Anfield (3pm kick-off) and might not be available again until May.
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It is claimed that the 25-year-old has been advised that he needs another three weeks on the sidelines to fully recover, and that the injury is "proving far more difficult to predict than more common muscle injuries". The report suggests Grealish will not be risked against Manchester City on Wednesday, April 21, while it is unlikely he will face West Bromwich Albion on Sunday, April 25, unless he can prove his fitness. It is said that Villa's match with Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday, May 1, has been pencilled in as the most likely date for his return.
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