Aston Villa's Jores Okore: I'll play again this season

Aston Villa ace Jores Okore today revealed he is set to return from his knee injury lay-off within three months.

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Jores Okore, left, will return for next season after being out since September

The defender believes he will play by the end of March as he is ahead in his recovery from a cruciate knee ligament problem.

He suffered the injury against Newcastle in September and was initially expected to miss the whole season.

But the Denmark international – he has seven caps – tweeted he is on course to help Villa stay clear of the Premier League relegation fight this season.

He wrote: “People are asking "when I'm back playing" I be back playing in 2-3 months time.”

Okore was injured in just his fourth appearance after a £4m summer switch from FC Nordsjaelland.

The return of the Ivory Coast-born 21-year-old would be a boost for Villa who have lost striker Libor Kozak for the season after he broke his leg in training last week.

Okore’s absence has seen Villa struggle to find a regular centre-back pairing this season.

Injuries to skipper Rob Vlaar, Nathan Baker and Ciaran Clark at various stages of the campaign have frustrated manager Paul Lambert.

Comments for: "Aston Villa's Jores Okore: I'll play again this season"

DIMEGLIO

Villa players will certainly have to do their best and make up for quite a few mishaps and injuries. Mr Lambert is, I 'm sure, the m

DIMEGLIO

the man of the situation, He can surely handle it , and bring the best out of the Villains.