Blow for Villa as skipper Laursen to be out for two months after knee surgery
23 January 2009 03:47
Big loss: Martin Laursen has been ruled out for two months
Aston Villa defender Martin Laursen will be out of action for two months after undergoing knee surgery.The Denmark international has been carrying the injury in recent weeks and will now go under the knife.The former AC Milan player has a history of knee problems, but Villa were quick to stress the current problem is in his right knee, not the left one which has given him all his previous problems.A Villa statement read: 'Martin Laursen has been ruled out for eight weeks after undergoing a knee operation.'Laursen hasplayed a key role for Martin O'Neill's side this season as they chase Champions League riches.
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