Villa forward Harewood ruled out for three months with broken metatarsal

25 January 2010 01:31
Aston Villa striker Marlon Harewood will be out of action for up to threemonths after breaking a metatarsal in training.

Harewood has been on loan with Championship leaders Newcastle and the Magpieswere hoping to extend his loan period.

But Harewood will now have surgery tomorrow and faces been sidelined for themajority of the remainder of the season.

Out: Marlon Harewood

Harewood scored six goals in 15 matches for Newcastle and they facedcompetition as they looked to extend his loan.

Two Premier League clubs - Hull City and his former club West Ham - had alsobeen linked with a loan move for the 30-year-old centre forward who began hiscareer at Nottingham Forest.

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Source: Daily_Mail