Aston Villa star could be out for nine months

Aston Villa defender Jores Okore could be out of action for nine months due to a knee injury.

The 21-year-old has sustained a raptured anterior cruciate ligament injury in his right knee.

Okore joined Villa in a £4million deal from FC Nordsjaelland.

A club statement read: “Following clinical examination and the results of an MRI scan, the club can confirm that Jores Okore sustained a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament injury in his right knee in the game against Newcastle on Saturday.

“Jores will undergo surgery in due course and he could be sidelined for a period of up to nine months.”

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