Friday media watch [10.08.12 PM]: Albrighton injury in focus
Goal.com: Aston Villa will be without winger Marc Albrighton until October after it was announced that he has been ruled out for six weeks with a foot injury. The former England Under-21 international enjoyed a breakthrough campaign back in 2010-11, but struggled to assert himself on the first-team last year under Alex McLeish, finding his opportunities limited.
BBC Sport: Aston Villa winger Marc Albrighton will miss the start of the new Premier League season due to a foot injury. The 22-year-old broke a metatarsal at the start of Villa's pre-season and is expected to be out for six weeks.
ESPN: Aston Villa have suffered a third major injury set back with midfielder Marc Albrighton facing six to eight weeks out of action with a broken metatarsal. Albrighton suffered the injury in the first week of pre-season and although at the time it wasn't thought to be serious, Villa have now confirmed he will miss at least six weeks.
Sky Sports: Aston Villa winger Marc Albrighton will miss several weeks of the new Premier League season because of a foot injury. Villa made the announcement on their official website on Friday, revealing that the 22-year-old will be out of all footballing action until at least October.
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