James Milner in line for Aston Villa comeback in FA Cup semi-final with Chelsea

06 April 2010 02:50
Aston Villa midfielder James Milner is poised to return to the side for Saturday's FA Cup semi-final showdown with Chelsea at Wembley.  [LNB] Milner sat through Villa's 1-0 victory over Bolton on Saturday on the bench after heading into the game as a doubt with an Achilles injury.  [LNB] Boss Martin O'Neill is convinced the respite will have helped the 24-year-old, and he will now be raring to go for the cup clash.   [LNB] Raring to go: James Milner (right) in action during the recent 7-1 defeat to Chelsea[LNB]O'Neill told the Express & Star: 'I'm pleased we could rest him, because I think it was probably good for him.   [LNB]'It was pleasing to have won the game without him, and I'm hoping he will recover in time for next Saturday and the rest will do him good.'[LNB] Petrov pleads with Aston Villa boss O'Neill to stay beyond the summerMartin O'Neill expects big guns to bid for Aston Villa star James MilnerASTON VILLA FC

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